Politics & Society

Contents 1910s - Anti-pass campaigns The 1920s - Women, employment and the changing economic scene The 1930s - Trade unionism... read more
While the tricameral parliament was designed to co-opt Coloureds and Indians and to bring a renewed legitimacy to the Apartheid regime,... read more
This article was written by Claire Wilt and forms part of the SAHO and Southern Methodist University partnership project Abstract Inanda... read more
The majority of Indian South Africans are the descendants of indentured workers brought to Natal between 1860 and 1911 to develop the sugar... read more
1946 Passive Resistance Campaign Introduction Discriminatory laws directed at the Indian community Discriminatory practices against... read more
From bondage to freedom - The 150th anniversary of the arrival of Indian workers in South Africa  The feature on Indian South Africans... read more
Indian South Africans timeline 1900-1909 1900 The East London Mayor's Minute for 1899-1900 states that 1,000 refugees from war in the... read more
Contents Introduction The concept of segregation Discriminatory legislation up to 1924 Political Legislation Economic Legislation... read more
By the time Harriet became General Secretary for the GWIU, Indian women started to enter the industry in significant numbers from 1960... read more
Inqaba ya basebenzi, published in London by the Marxist Workers' Tendency of the African National Congress documents the workers' struggle... read more
The Institute for Industrial Education (IIE) was founded in Durban, in May 1973, to serve as a school for trade unionists of all races and... read more
From the book: The Final Prize by Norman Levy Chapter 8 Into the Fifties: Defiance Mass trials and mass action characterised the next... read more
In December 1971, Durban students issued the first edition of Isisebenzi , a Bulletin of the Wages Commission, Students Representative... read more
The Korana or Kora were a nomadic Khoikhoi group that probably derived their name from a chief called Kora (or Gora), who was originally a... read more
KwaMsiza is a village of 49 families located some 50km north of Pretoria. Its residents are Ndzundza Ndebele, and belong to three major... read more