About this site

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 It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

1896. Mining Code

This "gave white men the sole right to work as banksmen and onsetters; another reserved the job of engine driver to certificated whites" (Simons & Simons 1969: 56). See also the MINES & WORKS REGULATIONS ACT of 1912.

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