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Workers Day/May Day – 1 May

The Communist Party of South Africa (CPSA) called for a May Day strike in 1950 to protest against the suppression of Communism Act.  18 people died across Soweto due to police violence. In 1985 the South African labour federation Congress of South African Trade … Continue reading

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Freedom Day: 27 April

  As dawn ushered in this day, the 27th of April 1994, few of us could suppress the welling of emotion, as we were reminded of the terrible past from which we come as a nation; the great possibilities that … Continue reading

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Human Rights Day: 21 March

“It is a day which, more than many others, captures the essence of the struggle of the South African people and the soul of our non-racial democracy.”  Nelson Mandela PAC led Anti-Pass Laws Campaign March 21, 1960: The Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) led … Continue reading

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