Timelines

2000 January, The partnership is formalized by South African National Aids Council (SANAC) to review its two years of ...read more
1990 2 February, President F. W. de Klerk makes a speech at the opening of Parliament, announcing the lifting of a 30- ...read more
1980 25 January, Three MK cadres, on their way to carry out a sabotage mission, take refuge in the Silverton branch of ...read more
1970 16 February, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela and 21 others, who were detained under the Suppression of Communism Act, ...read more
1960 The Anti-Apartheid Movement (AAM) is formed in Britain with the re-naming of the Boycott Movement. The AAM is an ...read more
1950 In the late 1940s and early 1950s, Mandela trained at the Donaldson Orlando Community Centre. He excelled at ...read more
1940 Mandela was elected to the Student Representative Council (SRC) at Fort Hare. After he became embroiled in general ...read more
1930 White women get the vote. This means in effect that the weight of the black vote is decreased from 3.1% to 1.4%. ...read more
1920 The Housing Act is passed. This Act made funds available for the government to house the poor. “The resultant ...read more

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