Politics & Society

According to the EFF’s publication ‘The Coming Revolution’, Julius Malema had earned the title of Commander-in Chief of the Economic... read more
Adopted at the Congress of the People, Kliptown, on 26 June 1955 We, the People of South Africa, declare for all our country and the world... read more
This article was taken from the book The Final Prize by Norman Levy (Chapter 10) Time for a Chartist Movement The idea of the Freedom... read more
The adoption of the Freedom Charter by the Congress of the People was widely recognised both in South Africa and internationally as an... read more
The Genootskap vir Regte Afrikaners (the GRA, the Fellowship of True Afrikaners) was launched in Paarl, Western Cape on 14 August 1875. The... read more
This article was taken from the book The Final Prize by Norman Levy (Chapter 14) The Grand Coup: Rivonia The Rivonia Trial set the... read more
The Grey Street Mosque, 1880-1930 Indians began settling in Natal from 1860 when the first indentured workers arrived.1 They were followed... read more
After World War II, the process of decolonization of the African continent gathered momentum as Africans increasingly agitated for more... read more
Racial segregation and white supremacy had become central aspects of South African policy long before Apartheid started. The notorious 1913... read more
The Bantustans or homelands, established by the Apartheid Government, were areas to which the majority of the Blacks population was moved... read more
With the parties and their representatives elected, the Tricameral went into operation and the various houses sat for the first time on... read more
The HoD was dominated by the National People’s Party (NPP) of Amichand Rajbansi, who in 1984 had 18 seats to Solidarity’s 17,... read more
The Coloured HoR first sat in 1984, after the election was won by the Labour Party, which won 76 of the 80 seats. The party leader,... read more
During the war agricultural production in South Africa received a major stimulus as a result of increased demand inside the country and a... read more
The Industrial Aid Society (IAS) started out as a project of the Wage and Economic Commission, which operated under NUSAS at the University... read more