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South Africa’s first democratic elections end as counting begins

Friday, 29 April 1994
Counting began two days after the first ever democratic elections in South Africa. ..
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1775 Apprenticeship laws are promulgated at the Cape. 1800 A massive drought begins in Southern Africa resulting in ...read more
1859 After protracted negotiations between the Natal Government and the British Secretary of State for the Colonies, ...read more
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1938 Moses Tladi held his first one person show in the Swedish hall in Hankock street, Johannesburg. 1949 July,  ...read more
Pre-1804 Khoisan hunter gatherers are the first inhabitants of the region, before Sotho-Tswana peoples colonized the ...read more
1800s 1850 The Natal Legislative Council passes Law 14 of 1859 allowing the Government to import labour from India ...read more
July, Industrial and Commercial Workers Union of South Africa (ICU) is established as national Black trade union in ...read more
22 June 1946 —The Government of India requested that the question of the treatment of Indians in the Union of ...read more
1900 - 1909 1900 January 7, Ambulance corps is reformed and stationed at Estcourt. January 21, Corps in action at ...read more
1970 11 June, It is announced that Security Police have arrested the leader of the Soweto Students’ ...read more

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