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The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) and the Anti-Apartheid Struggle

Relations between Russia and South Africa.. read more
Harriet made her resignation from the Garment union public at the beginning of July 1974. She claimed that she had reached an impasse with... read more
The United Women’s Organisation (UWO) was launched in April 1981 with 400 delegates from the Western Cape attending. Some of the... read more
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The Battle of Ndondakusuka, which occurred on 2 December, 1856, was essentially a battle of succession.  Indecision on the part of... read more
The relationship between our Constitution and other laws The Constitution is a law passed by Parliament and it is the highest law in the... read more
The history of working people, and particularly Black workers, to organise is inextricably tied to the struggle against racism and national... read more
Bolt, a periodical covering English language studies focussing on contemporary South African reviews, criticism and creative writing. The... read more
Before the June 16 student uprising, the Soweto Students' Representative Council (SSRC) was formed. This organisation led the march... read more
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In May 1918 a group of fourteen railway clerks, clergymen and policemen formed an organization, Jong Suid-Afrika (Young South Africa). A... read more
The Berlin Conference can be best understood as the formalisation of the Scramble for Africa. This British coined the term sometime in 1884... 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
In the early 1960s the Apartheid government moved swiftly to dislodge numerous Black communities on the Transvaal Highveld occupying land... read more
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) was a court-like body assembled in South Africa after the end of Apartheid. Anybody who felt... read more
In the 1870s a series of farming associations emerged in the Cape, both in the west and in the east. While both English and Afrikaner... read more
Date strike began Factory Demand 9 January 1973 Coronation Brick and Tile Factory Increase in the minimum wage from R8.97... read more
Introduction Fanakalo is a bridging language of communication in multilingual and multinational settings on South African mines [writers... read more
The ANC in exile issued its first January 8th statement in 1972, the founding date of the ANC. This statement outlined the organisation... read more
This list of banished people forms part of a bigger feature on Banishment in South Africa. table.tableizer-table {border: 1px solid #... read more
Introduction  Nationalism refers to an ideology, a form of culture, or a social movement that focuses on the nation. It emphasises the... read more
Zwelidumile Geelboi Mgxaji Mslaba “Dumile” Feni was born on 21 May 1942 in the small town of Withuis in Worcester, Cape... read more
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This article was written by Savannah Seara-Robitaille and forms part of the SAHO Public History Internship. The Congress of... read more
The fate of Natalia After the defeat of Dingane, the Kingdom of the AmaZulu was hurled into political strife. Mpande was open to the... read more

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