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Black Consciousness Movement
Black Consciousness Movement
On 12 September 1977 the Black Consciousness leader Steve Biko died while in a custody of security p... - read
uMkhonto weSizwe (MK)
uMkhonto weSizwe (MK)
On 16 December this year, it will have been 50 years since Umkhonto weSizwe (MK) was launched as an ... - read
African National Congress (ANC)
African National Congress (ANC)
The African National Congress (ANC) is South Africa's governing party and has been in power since th... - read
South African Congress of Trade Unions (SACTU)
South African Congress of Trade Unions (SACTU)
In the 1930s various trade unions from different backgrounds ranging from conservative craft unions,... - read
Freedom Charter 1955
Freedom Charter 1955
As the struggle for freedom reached a new intensity in the early fifties, the ANC saw the need for a... - read
Youth and the National Liberation Struggle
Youth and the National Liberation Struggle
The participation of young people in the liberation struggle preceded the student uprising of June 1... - read
Women & Children in White Concentration Camps during the Anglo-Boer War, 1900-1902
Women & Children in White Concentration Camps during the Anglo-Boer War, 1900-1902
Due to the fact that Black People were detained in separate camps, the issue of Black Concentration ... - read
Black Concentration Camps during the Anglo-Boer War 2, 1900-1902
Black Concentration Camps during the Anglo-Boer War 2, 1900-1902
While the two main forces in the Anglo-Boer War 2 were White, it was not an exclusively White war. A... - read
Pre-colonial history of SA
Pre-colonial history of SA
South Africa has one of the longest sequences of human development in the world. It begins with two ... - read
Vasco da Gama's Voyage of 'Discovery' 1497
Vasco da Gama's Voyage of 'Discovery' 1497
Vasco da Gama carried out 2 expeditions between 1497 and 1502. This feature focuses on the first, as... - read
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