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1960 21 March, In a peaceful anti pass march led by the PAC at Sharpeville, the police open fire on the unarmed and ...read more
1940 Mandela was elected to the Student Representative Council (SRC) at Fort Hare. After he became embroiled in general ...read more
1970 16 February, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela and 21 others, who were detained under the Suppression of Communism Act, ...read more
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This period was characterized by events leading up to the formation of the African National Congress in 1912 as well as ...read more
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The ANC in the 1920s was largely weakened and suffered from both organisation incapacity and financial constraints. ...read more
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During this period the ANC cooperated with other organisations such as the APO and the NIC to fight increasing ...read more
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After coming to power in 1948, the National Party-led government began implementing apartheid by passing a series of ...read more
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The 1980s witnessed an increase in attacks launched by the ANC through its armed MK inside South Africa. Conversely, ...read more
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During this period the ANC consolidated its hold on power but also faced both internal and external challenges. ...read more

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