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This resource is hosted by the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, but was compiled and authored by Padraig O’Malley. It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

1865. Natal Native Franchise Act No 28

This "laid down that no more blacks could even petition for inclusion on the electoral roll unless they had been residents of Natal for twelve years" (Davenport 1987: 115).

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