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The TIC (Transvaal Indian congress) was first called the TBIA (Transvaal British Indian Association) which was founded in 1903. The... read more
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The United Democratic Front (UDF) Women’s Congress was formed on the 23rd of April 1987, primarily as a body that will uphold the... read more
On 16 December, 1961, Umkhonto weSizwe (MK) was launched as an armed wing of the African National Congress (ANC). The formation of the MK... read more
The United Democratic Front (UDF) was an anti-apartheid body that incorporated many anti-apartheid organisations. It was launched in 1983,... read more
As a result of parent's reactions to the 1976 uprisings and their aftermath, ex-Federation of South African Women (FEDSAW) members in... read more
The United Women’s Organisation (UWO) was launched in April 1981 with 400 delegates from the Western Cape attending. Some of the women who... read more
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In July 1967, the University Christian Movement (UCM) held its founding congress in Grahamstown, with about 90 clergymen and students in... read more
Civic organisation also experienced problems in organising across the racial divide. Initially the emerging civic organisation in African... read more
Ngxobongwana who had been chairman of the WCCA in 1984, was arrested in early 1985 under security legislation. After his release he was... read more
The WEAU and votes for white women Until 1930 there were no women in South Africa who had the right to vote. It was felt that a women's... read more
The Women's National Coalition embraces women from across the political, economic, racial, cultural and religious spectrum. The coalition... read more
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The history of the Young Communist League (YCL) dates back to 1921, although the organisation observes 25 May 1922 as the date of its... read more

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