Politics & Society

In 1924 the National Union of South African Students (NUSAS) was founded aimed at representing and promoting the interests of university... read more
With help from the General Factory Workers Benefit Fund, the National Union of Textile Workers(NUTW) was established in September 1973.... read more
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This article was written by Baruch Hirson A Short history of the Non-European Unity – An insider's view Where is the Non-European Unity... read more
Context: The Emergence of a Pan-African Rhetoric The Organisation of African Unity (OAU), established on 25 May 1963, was the culmination... read more
The aim of the African Women's Organisation is to rally African women under the banner of African Nationalism and to educate women... read more
The Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) is a political party whose presence in the South African political landscape spans just over half a... read more
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The history of the Pan Africanist Youth Congress of Azania (PAYCO) can be traced back to 1981* when its predecessor, Azanian National Youth... read more
The Paper Wood and Allied Workers Union (PWAWU) was formed on 31 May 1974 in Springs, Transvaal. It was also established with the help of... read more
People Against Gangsterism and Drugs (PAGAD) came into being in 1996 when communities on the Cape Flats, Cape Town decided to form an anti-... read more
Poqo was formed as an armed wing to the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) during the 1960's and was known for its aggressively violent sabotage... read more
The Progressive Federal Party (PFP), successor to the Progressive Party (PP), was formed after a group of liberal members of the United... read more
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It is nearly 15 years since the Socialist Party of Azania was first launched on 21 March 1998 after a grouping from the Azanian People... 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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