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1902 31 May, The Peace Treaty of Vereeniging ends the Anglo-Boer War that began in 1899. The Treaty is signed between ...read more
1799 2 March, British government lands troops in Delagoa Bay. Construction begins on the building of Fort Frederick. ...read more
1884 4 July, Henry Barber and his cousin Fred discovers Barberton 1884 Small hut prison is established 1874 The first ...read more
1942 12 April, Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma is born in Nkandla in northern KwaZulu-Natal. 1958 Zuma joins the African ...read more
The earliest human ancestors (Homo erectus and Homo habilis) have their origin in East Africa more than 2 million years ...read more
1900 7 May, Paul Kruger addresses the volksraad for the last time before being forced to travel on the Delagoa line to ...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 ...read more
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The history of white colonial land dispossession dates back to the expansion of the Dutch colonial settlement in the ...read more
Photograph of a Khoisan lady. Source: unknown 1300-1599 c.1300-c.1500 The Khoisan are established as the dominant ...read more

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