Politics & Society

The Federation of Transvaal Women (FEDTRAW) was formed on the 8th of December 1984, bringing together close to 200 women from all over the... read more
Who were the hunter-gatherers? Many societies all over the world survived by hunting and gathering for most of the last 100 000 years. In... read more
Causes of the War The First Anglo-Boer is also known as the First Transvaal War of Independence because the conflict arose between the... read more
The first National Consultative Conference of the ANC was held at Morogoro, Tanzania, from 25 April to 1 May 1969. The conference has... read more
Forced removals refer to the moving of people from their homes against their will. This may not always involve physical threat or force,... read more
In the early 1960s the Apartheid government moved swiftly to dislodge numerous Black communities on the Transvaal Highveld occupying land... read more
1948 26 May, DF Malan's National Party government follows up its election victory with the introduction of new apartheid laws as... read more
Freedom Day on 27 April is an annual celebration of South Africa's first non-racial democratic elections of 1994. It is significant... read more
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From Union to Democracy One hundred years ago, the various colonies and Republics were declared a single entity, the Union of South Africa... read more
The collapse of apartheid and the advent of democracy in South Africa was regionally supported by a group of southern African states called... read more
In August 1906, the British administration in the Transvaal passed the Asiatic Law Amendment Ordinance (Black Act) to control the entry of... read more
The passive resistance campaigns led by MK Gandhi in South Africa had huge consequences not only for the history of the country but also... read more
Formed in 1928 by Emil Solomon (Solly) Sachs, this was a union of women factory workers that transcended barriers of colour and class.... read more
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Marcus Garvey, preaching the unity of all blacks, claimed that liberty would come about only through the return of all Afro-Americans to... read more
NUSAS students set up the General Factory Workers Benefit Fund (GFWBF) in 1972. They worked closely with Harriet Bolton of TUCSA. The aim... read more

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