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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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uMkhonto weSizwe (Spear of the Nation or MK), the armed wing of the African National Congress (ANC), was jointly formed ...read more
Historical Context to Thabo Mvuyelwa Mbeki 1932 Epainette Moerane (Ma Mofokeng Clan Name) Meets Govan Mbeki at Taylor ...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
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1912 18 May, Walter Ulyate Max Sisulu is born in Engcobo District in the Transkei, in the same year, the ANC was ...read more
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This period began with the intensification of the anti-pass campaign, which resulted in the banning of the ANC and the ...read more
1980 is declared the Year of the Charter, marking the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the Freedom charter in 1955 ...read more
1890 - 1899 1890 January 13-18, Gandhi took Matriculation examination. January 23-30, Attended Vegetarian Congress at ...read more
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The history of white colonial land dispossession dates back to the expansion of the Dutch colonial settlement in the ...read more
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1924 5 December, Robert Mangaliso Sobukhwe is born in Graaff-Reinet a town in the Cape Province. 1940 Sobukwe enrols ...read more

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