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Tunisia: The self-emulation of Tarek el-Tayeb Mohamed Bouazizi sparks the Jasmin Revolution

Friday, 17 December 2010
Twenty-six-year-old street vendor, Tarek el-Tayeb Mohamed Bouazizi, set himself alight after local Tunisian police confiscated his wheelbarrow full of fresh produce and publically humiliated him...
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1497 - 1699 1497 24 December, A flotilla of three Portuguese ships under the command of Capt Vasco da Gama sailed up ...read more
1815 Louis Trichardt and Hans van Rensburg cross the Oranje/Gariep river. June 1836, Van Rensburg leaves Trichardt ...read more
1650 Earliest known history - the Nqondo clan occupy the land now known as Cato Manor 1730 They are replaced by the ...read more
1825 Mzilikazi's arrival in Transvaal region. 1836 Andries Potgieter's arrives in the area north of the Vaal. ...read more
Queen Elizabeth visits Currie's 1947 1854 15 May, The proclamation of the settlement of Durban into a Borough. ...read more
1884 4 July, Henry Barber and his cousin Fred discovers Barberton 1884 Small hut prison is established 1874 The first ...read more
1870s-1880s Discovery of a reliable water source. "To the present generation Currie's Fountain is but a name ...read more
Photograph of a Khoisan lady. Source: unknown 1300-1599 c.1300-c.1500 The Khoisan are established as the dominant ...read more
1799 2 March, British government lands troops in Delagoa Bay. Construction begins on the building of Fort Frederick. ...read more

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