The Ciskei is given self-government. Chief Justice Mabandla becomes Chief Minister, and the heads of the territory’s six depart

Tuesday, 1 August 1972

The Ciskei is given self-government. Chief Justice Mabandla becomes Chief Minister, and the heads of the territory's six departments become Ministers. The following day Mabandla makes a huge land claim asking for all the White-owned land between the Kei and the Fish Rivers in the Eastern Cape and between the coast and the Orange River

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• Wallis, F. (2000). Nuusdagboek: feite en fratse oor 1000 jaar, Kaapstad: Human & Rousseau
•  Kalley, J.A.; Schoeman, E. & Andor, L.E. (eds)(1999). Southern African Political History: a chronology of key political events from independence to mid-1997, Westport: Greenwood

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