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Kenya is granted independence

Thursday, 12 December 1963
Kenya gained its independence from Britain with Jomo Kenyatta as the country’s first Prime Minister. The Union Jack was replaced by the black, red and green flag of the new nation. This followed the first all inclusive elections on 27 May 1963. A year later Kenya was declared a Republic. ..
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This period began with the intensification of the anti-pass campaign, which resulted in the banning of the ANC and the ...read more
1991 On 13 November 1991, Nelson Mandela announced that the first constitutional talks would take place on 29 and 30 ...read more
1950 - 1960 In Fietas, Johannesburg, the Transvaal Indian Congress (TIC) initiates and implements the 'Decade of ...read more
22 June 1946 —The Government of India requested that the question of the treatment of Indians in the Union of ...read more
This timeline is NOT complete. Any omissions are unintentional as this timeline is a work in progress that will be ...read more
1885 The Asiatic Bazaar Law was passed in the Transvaal, which authorized the creation of separate districts for ...read more
Pre-1860s South Africa is still a predominantly agrarian 1860s-1880s This period marks a turning point in South ...read more
July, Industrial and Commercial Workers Union of South Africa (ICU) is established as national Black trade union in ...read more
9 July, The Executive of the South African Indian Congress (SAIC) meets in Durban and appoints S.R. Naidoo as the SAIC ...read more

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