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The Tricameral Parliament

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Introduction The history of White colonial land dispossession did not begin with the passing of the Native Land Act in 1913, it spans back... read more
The South African Institute of Race Relations (SAIRR) was established in 1929 as an organization geared towards conducting research on race... read more
During the 1960s most of Africa’s countries had gained independence except for Namibia. Geographically, Namibia is made up of savannah, dry... read more
This article was written by Alexandra Larkin and forms part of the SAHO and Southern Methodist University partnership project Abstract... read more
The Institute for Industrial Education (IIE) was founded in Durban, in May 1973, to serve as a school for trade unionists of all races and... read more
Both the HoR and HoD were characterised by impotence and incompetence. Examples include one NPP MP voting to support military conscription... read more
This article was written by Devon Wall and forms part of the SAHO and Southern Methodist University partnership project Customary Law in... read more
The South African Party (SAP) led by former Republican generals Louis Botha and Jan Smuts won the 1910 general elections. The SAP won 63... read more
After the fall of Port Natal Port Natal Andries Pretorius arrived from Graaff-Reinet. On 25 November 1838 Pretorius took over leadership as... read more
Prior to Biko's inquest, magistrates had declined to examine the interrogation methods used, and had attributed detention deaths to natural... read more
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The largest North-Sotho language group in South Africa are the Bapedi group, who arrived in the northern province around the 1650s, and... read more
The Origins of the Afrikaner Bond The Afrikaner Bond, an Afrikaner political organisation that was effectively the first political party in... read more
Within 37 African countries, UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) has listed 135 World Heritage Sites... read more
The GFWBF was subsequently transformed into the Transport and General Workers Union (TGWU) in July 1975. At the union’s official... read more
The rise of youth to political leadership came as a result of education. Many young people received an education, while their parents may... read more
The ascendancy of the apartheid government in 1948 signalled a descent into institutionalized racism unseen in South Africa and elsewhere... read more
Jan van Riebeeck was sent to the Cape to establish a station at which ships of the United Dutch Chartered East Indian Company could obtain... read more
2010 19 January: (Congress of South African Trade Unions) COSATU affiliate The Food and Allied Workers' Union (FAWU) entered their... read more
Introduction The transition from the Apartheid era to the new democratic dispensation was a powerful and fundamental process for South... read more
On 3 March 1999, the President of the Republic of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, announced to the National Assembly (Parliament) that the... read more
Introduction The history of white colonial land dispossession began at the Cape with the expansion of the Dutch colonial settlement... read more

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