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Andrew Zondo: The Freedom Fighter Who Was Executed for Resisting Apartheid in South Africa

Andrew Zondo, was a courageous freedom fighter, whose life was marked by a fierce determination to resist the oppressive apartheid regime that sought to perpetuate racial segregation and discrimination. Born around 1966 or 1967 in KwaMashu, a township near Durban,...

Soweto Uprising: The Children’s Protest that Led to a Massacre in Apartheid South Africa in 1976

On June 16, 1976, thousands of black students took to the streets of Soweto to protest the compulsory use of Afrikaans as the medium of instruction in black schools. This peaceful demonstration turned into a tragic and violent event when police responded with brutality

David Stuurman: The South African Chief Who Was Exiled by the British for Offering Refuge to Escaped Slaves

David Stuurman was a Khoi chief and political activist, who played a significant role in the resistance against Dutch and British colonial administration in the Eastern Cape of South Africa.

Dompas: The Oppressive Apartheid Law That Restricted the Movement of Black Africans in South Africa

South Africa's pass laws also called dompas, were a system of regulations that restricted the movement of black Africans within the country. These laws were implemented by the white minority government in South Africa during apartheid.

Sharpeville Massacre: The Tragic Event that Fueled the Fight Against Apartheid in South Africa

The Sharpeville massacre was a turning point in the history of South Africa, marking a major shift in the struggle against apartheid. On March 21, 1960, thousands of black South Africans gathered outside the Sharpeville police station to protest against the apartheid pass laws.

Project Atlantropa: A German Architect’s Plan To Merge Europe And Africa Into One

In Sörgel's Atlantropa, white Europeans would rule as the dominant race, using black Africans as a strictly segregated source of manual labor.

List of African Countries and Their Presidents (2024)

This is a list of African countries and their presidents, heads of state, heads of governments, and other rulers in the year 2022.

Top 5 Richest Men in South Africa 2024: Their Age, Business and Net Worth

According to 2022 Forbes ranking, Johann Rupert is the richest man in South Africa. His net-worth is estimated at $8.9 billion.

Unkulunkulu, the creator God of the Zulus

Unkulunkulu is the Supreme Creator of the Zulu people, a large ethnic group in South Africa.

Bo-Kaap, The Most Colorful Neighborhood in Africa

Located in Cape Town on the slopes of Signal Hill above the city center, Bo-Kaap is the oldest surviving residential neighborhood in Cape Town and the most colorful neighborhood in Africa.
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Isaac Simmons: The Black Minister Brutally Lynched by a White Mob for His 220-Acre Land in 1945

Reverend Isaac Simmons was a Black preacher and farmer from Amite County, Mississippi, who was murdered by a gang...