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The first ‘Bantustans’ or ‘homelands’ comes into existence when the Transkei Regional Authority is instituted

Wednesday, 11 December 1963
On 11 December 1963 the first of the 'Bantustans' or 'homelands' came into existence when the Minister of Bantu Administration and Development, De Wet Nel, opened the Transkei Legislative Assembly at Umtata. Chief Kaiser Matanzima was installed as Chief Minister. With this development Transkei became partially self-governing. ..
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1900s 1917 27 October, Oliver Reginald Tambo (OR) is born in the village of Kantolo, Mbizana, in the Mpondoland ( ...read more
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By the 1900s African people had been dispossessed of their land and colonial rule was still in the process of being ...read more
1824 The Matabele, underChief Mzilikazi, settle on Thaba Bosiu. 1833 The Baralong under Chief Moroka II settle at what ...read more
1900 7 May, Paul Kruger addresses the volksraad for the last time before being forced to travel on the Delagoa line to ...read more
1950 - 1960 In Fietas, Johannesburg, the Transvaal Indian Congress (TIC) initiates and implements the 'Decade of ...read more
1931 7 October, Desmond Mpilo Tutu is born in Klerksdorp, in the then Transvaal province of South Africa. 1961 Desmond ...read more
1775 Apprenticeship laws are promulgated at the Cape. 1800 A massive drought begins in Southern Africa resulting in ...read more
The first treason trial in South African history post apartheid regime is under way amid high security at the Pretoria ...read more
1942 12 April, Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma is born in Nkandla in northern KwaZulu-Natal. 1958 Zuma joins the African ...read more

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