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Moïse Kapenda Tshombe refuses to end the Katanga secession

Thursday, 22 June 1961
 Moïse Kapenda Tshombe, finally released from prison by Mobutu Sese Seko refused to end the Katanga secession. On 23 December 1961 he led the Congo province of Katanga into secession following the independence of Congo in June 1960 from Belgium. ..
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1990 Nelson Mandela is released from prison. 27 townships declared unrest areas in terms of the Public Safety Act No 3 ...read more
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In the 1960s and 1970s labour and the trade union movement had to contend with a number developments that had a direct ...read more
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1867 9 October, Josiah Tshangane Gumede is born in Healdtown Village, Fort Beaufort, Eastern Cape. 1882/1883 Gumede ...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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After the ascension to power of the National Party (NP) in 1948, legislation that further alienated people from their ...read more
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1881 15 August, Zaccheus Richard Mahabane is born in Thaba Nchu, Orange Free State (now the Free State Province). 1901 ...read more
1859 After protracted negotiations between the Natal Government and the British Secretary of State for the Colonies, ...read more
1919 The Industrial and Commercial Union (ICU) is formed in Cape Town after World War I, with a membership of 24. The ...read more
1900 - 1909 1900 January 7, Ambulance corps is reformed and stationed at Estcourt. January 21, Corps in action at ...read more

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