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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, former wife of President Nelson Mandela, is born

Saturday, 26 September 1936
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, former wife of President Nelson Mandela, is born in Bizana, Pondoland. Madikizela-Mandela was a staunch opponent of P W Botha's government and this earned her a title of " mother of the nation ". Madikizela-Mandela played a role in the founding of the Black Women's Federation and the Black Parents' Association. Both worked towards the ending of Apartheid. ..
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1902 At the cessation of hostilities, Sir Alfred Milner, the former British High Commissioner and Governor of the ...read more
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2009 February 2009, the University of Limpopo in Limpopo Province experienced student protests concerning accommodation ...read more
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The 1980s witnessed a convergence of forces in the trade union movement as they formed themselves under an umbrella ...read more
1960 19 February,  Monty called for strength in resistance, citing the example of Patrice Lumumba of the Congo ...read more
1970 Early in 1970, the South African Communist Party (SACP) convenes a special meeting.  Apart from ...read more
15CE-300 CE The first farmers, Bantu-speakers enter Southern Africa Grain farmers from East and Central Africa move to ...read more
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16 December 1959 - At the annual African National Congress (ANC) conference, Chief Albert Luthuli declared that 1960 ...read more
1940 January, A meeting is held between the Nationalist Bloc, Transvaal Indian Congress (TIC) leadership and the ...read more
1940 Born in Cape Town. 1960s Graduates from the University of Cape Town with Mathematics and English. 1972 Earns a ...read more

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