Politics & Society

Bolt, a periodical covering English language studies focussing on contemporary South African reviews, criticism and creative writing. The... read more
The telling of the history of South African Intelligence Agencies is somewhat hamstrung by the fact that people from these agencies do not... read more
The relationship between our Constitution and other laws The Constitution is a law passed by Parliament and it is the highest law in the... read more
Following the 1973 strikes, workers flocked to Bolton Hall to sign up with the General Factory Workers Benefit Fund (GFWBF). Membership... read more
Nelson Mandela is a figure who has undergone many transformations in the eye of the South African public as well as in the global... read more
The origins of the Chemical Workers Industrial Union (CWIU) can be traced to a group of workers from African Explosives and Chemical... read more
11
Since the early 1990s, June 16, now known as Youth Day, has been remembered, commemorated, and memorialised as public history. There have... read more
As the struggle for freedom reached a new intensity in the early fifties, the ANC saw the need for a clear statement on the future of South... read more
11
The Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, was drawn up by the Parliament elected in 1994 in the first non-racial elections... read more
On October 25 1991, ninety-two organisations that were united in their opposition to apartheid gathered in Durban to form the Patriotic... read more
The revolution in Cuba, culminating in Fidel Castro’s seizure of power on 1 January 1959, was from the beginning based on a non-racial... read more
Several hundred artists and activists from South Africa both living in exile and within the country, as well as foreign nationals were... read more
This article was written by Devon Wall and forms part of the SAHO and Southern Methodist University partnership project Customary Law in... read more
The date, December 16, holds a special significance in South African history. On this day in 1838, the Voortrekkers fought a battle for... read more
Following the 1960 Sharpeville Massacre, the Government declared a State of Emergency (SOE), in 83 magisterial districts – the first... read more

Pages