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Vuyani Bungu wins IBF World Boxing Title

Saturday, 20 August 1994
The South African junior feartherweight, Vuyani Bungu, registered a stunning victory against highly rated American Kennedy McKinney at Carousel to lift the International Boxing Federation (IBF) world title. The victory earned Bungu recognition and respect as he was playing second fiddle to his stablemate Welcome Ncita, who had failed to retain the same title from McKinney. Click here to view Bungu career record. ..
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Photograph of a Khoisan lady. Source: unknown 1300-1599 c.1300-c.1500 The Khoisan are established as the dominant ...read more
22 June 1946 —The Government of India requested that the question of the treatment of Indians in the Union of ...read more
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In the 1940s the ANC rejuvenated itself and began to work more closely with the SACP, putting behind the antagonistic ...read more
1960 19 February,  Monty called for strength in resistance, citing the example of Patrice Lumumba of the Congo ...read more
1500-1800 This period is marked by the advent and growth of the Atlantic Slave Trade affecting West Africa, Central ...read more
2000 Speaks out against AIDS at the 13th International AIDS Conference Commended for his facilitation of Burundi/ ...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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In 1959 the Africanists broke away from the ANC and formed the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC). The histories of these ...read more
Pre-1804 Khoisan hunter gatherers are the first inhabitants of the region, before Sotho-Tswana peoples colonized the ...read more

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