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Nelson Mandela is freed

Sunday, 11 February 1990
On this day, Nelson Mandela was released unconditionally from prison after 27 years. ..
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1940 - 1948 1942 August 9, Gandhi is arrested in the early hours of the morning under the Defence of India Rules following the "Quit... read more
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The events at Lonmin Mine in Marikana in the North West Province were a tragic stain on the history of post Apartheid South Africa. This... read more
Modern Humans evolve in Africa, including South Africa and the first African people begin to settle in South Africa. Hundreds of years... read more
1976 16 June, Extra police patrols are deployed. 24 June, The Principal's office in Hlangisi Primary (Nyanga) was burnt out and the... read more
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1924 5 December, Robert Mangaliso Sobukhwe is born in Graaff-Reinet a town in the Cape Province. 1940 Sobukwe enrols at Healdtown... read more
1905 9 August, Moses Kotane is born in Tamposstad, to Samuel Segogwane, a lay preacher and traditional healer, and Siporah Mmadira Kotane... read more
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1924 5 December, Robert Mangaliso Sobukhwe is born in Graaff-Reinet a town in the Cape Province. 1940 Sobukwe enrols at Healdtown... read more
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In 1959 the Africanists broke away from the ANC and formed the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC). The histories of these two organisations are... read more
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Africa Timeline 100 000 BCE Humans begin to migrate from Africa to other parts of the world. 10,000 – 2000 BCE Agriculture... read more

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