Politics & Society

Pre-1860s South Africa is still a predominantly agrarian 1860s-1880s This period marks a turning point in South African history when the... read more
Sotho (South Sotho or Basotho) people are concentrated in the Free State, Gauteng and Eastern Cape Provinces, with small groups in Namibia... read more
South Africa’s advent to democracy was ushered through the 1993 Interim Constitution, drawn up through negotiations among various... read more
South Africa's racial policy and the UNO South Africa and apartheid was placed on the agenda of the United Nations for the first time in... read more
President Thabo Mbeki became the second democratically elected president and announced his Cabinet on 17 June 1999. Ministry /... read more
Following his election for a second term as President, Thabo Mbeki announced his Cabinet on 29 April 2004 which was later... read more
Following the recall of Thabo Mbeki as President, Kgalema Motlanthe  was elected the President and announced his Cabinet on 25... read more
After the African National Congress victory, Jacob Zuma was elected the President of South Africa and announced his first Cabinet on... read more
President Jacob Zuma reshuffled his cabinet on the 31st October 2010. Portfolio Minister President of South Africa Jacob Zuma... read more
President Jacob Zuma made some changes in his cabinet for the third time on July 9th 2013. He relieved Communications Minister Dina Pule of... read more
Department Ministry/Incumbent Deputies President Jacob Zuma Cyril Ramaphosa Finance Nhlanhla Nene Mcebisi Jonas... read more
Introduction More than two and a half centuries prior to the birth of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, Jan Van Riebeeck and his expedition of... read more
Like all other Black ethnic groups, the Coloureds also fell victim to segregation and repressive legislations enacted by Colonial and... read more
On 30 July 2011, the South African Communist Party (SACP) celebrated its 90th anniversary. Initially known as the Communist Party of South... read more
In 1952, Whites who identified themselves with the aspirations of those who participated in the Defiance Campaign formed the South African... read more

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