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South African black activist and poet Benjamin Moloise is hanged for allegedly killing a police officer

Friday, 18 October 1985
Black upholsterer and poet, Benjamin Moloise was executed by apartheid government on 18 October 1985. Moloise was accused of murdering a black police officer. The African National Congress claimed responsibility for the murder and repudiated the claim that Moloise was involved. ..
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Due to the fact that Black People were detained in separate camps, the issue of Black Concentration Camps is dealt ...read more
1961 FNLA and MPLA begin a guerrilla campaign to overthrow Portuguese colonial rule. 25 April 1974 Portuguese ...read more
1990 Nelson Mandela is released from prison. 27 townships declared unrest areas in terms of the Public Safety Act No 3 ...read more
1940 - 1948 1942 August 9, Gandhi is arrested in the early hours of the morning under the Defence of India Rules ...read more
1885 The Asiatic Bazaar Law was passed in the Transvaal, which authorized the creation of separate districts for ...read more
1905 9 August, Moses Kotane is born in Tamposstad, to Samuel Segogwane, a lay preacher and traditional healer, and ...read more
1859 After protracted negotiations between the Natal Government and the British Secretary of State for the Colonies, ...read more
The outbreak of the First World War was precipitated by the assassination of the Austro-Hungarian Crown Prince Franz ...read more
1910 - 1919 1910 January 1, Indian Opinion reduced in size for financial reasons.  January 6, Rev. Charles ...read more

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