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Phyllis Naidoo escapes to Lesotho

Saturday, 23 July 1977
When her underground cell was arrested and detained, Phyllis Naidoo escaped to Lesotho along a new route established by Omar Badsha, Richard (Rick) Turner and others. ..
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The earliest human ancestors (Homo erectus and Homo habilis) have their origin in East Africa more than 2 million years ...read more
1940 Born in Cape Town. 1960s Graduates from the University of Cape Town with Mathematics and English. 1972 Earns a ...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
1840s John Dube’s grandmother, Dalitha becomes the first convert of the Lindley Mission Station in Inanda. 1871 ...read more
1918 21 October Nontsikelelo Thethiwe was born in the village Camama in the Tsomo district of the Transkei to a very ...read more
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1600s In the Dutch colonial era, from the 17th century on, indigenous tribes people and slaves imported from the east ...read more
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The period preceding the formation of the South Africa Union witnessed the establishment and growth of trade unionism ...read more
January 1992: The IFP publishes its constitutional principles. 08 January 1992: The ANC gives it annual statement. 20 ...read more
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The events at Lonmin Mine in Marikana in the North West Province were a tragic stain on the history of post Apartheid ...read more

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