Politics & Society

1800: Historical Context Nelson Mandela traces his lineage back to the Thembu Chief Nxeko, one of the early Thembu Kings who ruled over... read more
2000 January, The partnership is formalized by South African National Aids Council (SANAC) to review its two years of work against HIV/AIDS... read more
Nguni Nguni is the collective name for a major group of Bantu-speaking peoples belonging to the Negroid racial group of Africa living in... read more
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South African History Online, a partner with the Department of Basic Education, participated in the Nkosi Albert Luthuli Oral History... read more
..to those who, during the preceding year, shall have conferred the greatest benefit on mankind. Winning a Nobel Prize is one of the... read more
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This article was written by Baruch Hirson A Short history of the Non-European Unity – An insider's view Where is the Non-European Unity... read more
This article was taken from the book The Final Prize by Norman Levy (Chapter 16) On Trial State versus Abram Fischer and Thirteen Others... read more
For the tricameral parliament to work, the government had to find willing partners among the groups it sought to incorporate: the Coloureds... read more
Context: The Emergence of a Pan-African Rhetoric The Organisation of African Unity (OAU), established on 25 May 1963, was the culmination... read more
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Political Organisations African National Congress (ANC) Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) South African Coloured People Organisation (SACPO)... read more
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Black Consciousness Movement South African Students Movement The South African Student Organisation (SASO) The Black People's... read more
The Great Trek and the advent of the Mfecane The origins of the battle are a matter of considerable debate. The background to this event... read more
This article was written by Bennett Gwynn and forms part of the SAHO and Southern Methodist University partnership project Overcoming... read more
The aim of the African Women's Organisation is to rally African women under the banner of African Nationalism and to educate women... read more
The Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) is a political party whose presence in the South African political landscape spans just over half a... read more

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