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  • The World Remembers Nelson Mandela Created: Friday, December 06, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
    A Collection of Quotes by South Africans on the Passing of Nelson Mandela
  • Apartheid FAQ: When Did Apartheid Start in South Africa? Created: Monday, April 10, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
    Unsure when Apartheid started in South Africa? Find the answer in this Apartheid FAQ.
  • Quotes: Nelson Mandela Created: Monday, December 27, 2004 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
    A selection of quotes by Nelson Mandela
  • Apartheid FAQ: When Did Apartheid End? Created: Monday, April 03, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
    Unsure when Apartheid ended in South Africa? Find the answer in this Apartheid FAQ.
  • Biography: Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Created: Monday, December 27, 2004 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
    A biography of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela.
  • The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Created: Wednesday, November 26, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
    A brief review of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, with particular reference to the triangular trade and recent statistics.
  • Afrikaner Broederbond Created: Monday, November 16, 2009 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
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  • Luba Kingdom Created: Thursday, December 27, 2012 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
    What was the Luba Kingdom? African History.
  • A Very Short History of Chad Created: Tuesday, August 11, 2009 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
    A potted history of Chad. African History.
  • John Garang de Mabior Created: Tuesday, January 11, 2011 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
    Colonel John Garang de Mabior was a Sudanese rebel leader and founder of the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) which fought a 22 year civil war against the northern dominated, Islamist Sudanes...
  • Trance Dance Created: Friday, April 25, 2008 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
    What is a Trance Dance? African History.
  • Pact Government Created: Tuesday, August 03, 2010 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
    Find out more about South Africa's Pact government which brought together Hertzog's National Party and Cresswell's Labour PArty" itemprop="description">
  • Biography: Idi Amin Dada Created: Thursday, January 27, 2005 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
    Idi Amin, who became known as the 'Butcher of Uganda' for his brutal, despotic rule whilst president of Uganda in the 1970s, is possibly the most notorious of all Africa's post-independence dictato...
  • Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland Created: Wednesday, May 18, 2011 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
    The Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland lasted for 10 years, part of Britain's approach to independence in Africa. Find out more about the federation and why it ended." it-#if expr="$zTP='t3'" -->...
  • Ancient Egypt: The Father Of Time Created: Monday, February 22, 2010 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
    The way in which we divide the day into hours and minutes, as well as the structure and length of the yearly calendar, owes much to pioneering developments in ancient Egypt."
  • 16 June 1976 Student Uprising in Soweto Created: Monday, May 17, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
    On 16 June 1976 high-school students in Soweto, South Africa, protested for better education. Police fired teargas and live bullets into the marching students. Part 2: Students organize a protest."...
  • Reparations for Slavery? Created: Sunday, May 24, 2009 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
    There is a call for reparations to be made by the West for the trans-Atlantic slave trade. Are all the issues being considered?" itemprop="description">
  • A Brief History of Eritrea - Part 1 Created: Thursday, May 24, 2007 Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014
    A brief introduction to the history of Eritrea from the time of early humans to the present day. Part 1 - Warlords to the referendum on Independence from Ethiopia
  • Desmond Mpilo Tutu Created: Thursday, October 14, 2010 Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014
    South African Anglican cleric, winner of the 1984 Nobel Peace Prize for his non-violent anti-Apartheid role, chairman of the TRC in late 1990s. Tutu was a powerful moral force in South Africa, and ...
  • Apartheid Era Laws: Population Registration Act No 30 of 1950 Created: Wednesday, October 26, 2005 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    The Population Registration Act required South Africans to be identified and registered as belonging to one of four distinct racial groups. Find out more...
  • New Imperialism Created: Friday, August 15, 2008 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    What is New Imperialism? African History.
  • Harold Macmillan's "Wind of Change" Speech Created: Thursday, February 03, 2005 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    The. African History.
  • Ahmed Sékou Touré Created: Monday, April 12, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
    Sékou Touré was one of the foremost figures in the struggle for West African independence, the first President of Guinea, and a leading Pan-African. He was initially considered a mode...
  • A Very Short History of Tanzania Created: Monday, May 18, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
    A potted history of Tanzania. African History.
  • Timbuktu: The El Dorado of Africa Created: Monday, March 06, 2006 Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014
    Timbuktu is widely used to describe a place extremely far away and regarded by many as a myth. In reality it's a city in Mali, West Africa, of such great historical importance that in 1988 it was d...
  • Explorers of Africa Created: Tuesday, August 30, 2011 Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014
    Over the centuries, explorers have found the allure of the unknown reaches of Africa irresistible. Find out who was who, where they went, and when." itemprop="description"< --> itemprop="descriptio...
  • Quotes: Rwandan Genocide Created: Tuesday, February 21, 2006 Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014
    A Selection of Quotes About The Rwandan Genocide.
  • Africa and the Commonwealth of Nations Created: Tuesday, March 13, 2007 Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014
    18 countries in Africa are currently part of the Commonwealth of Nations (with Zimbabwe having departed in 2003)." itemprop="description">> Sunday, April 29, 2007 Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014
    A brief introduction to the history of Benin from the time of early humans to the present day.
  • A Brief History of Zambia Created: Tuesday, October 24, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014
    A brief introduction to the history of Zambia from the time of early humans to the present day.
  • A Very Short History of Côte d'Ivoire Created: Sunday, January 31, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014
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  • Apartheid Quotes - Bantu Education Created: Tuesday, November 20, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014
    Bantu Education, the separate and limited experience encountered by non-whites in South Africa when pursuing an education, was a cornerstone of the apartheid philosophy. The following quotes illust...

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