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 It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

1939

Council for Non-European Trade Unions founded with Gana Makabeni as President and D. Gosani Secretary.

Dr. Alfred B. Xuma is elected President of the ANC and Constitution is written. Dr. Xuma issues policy statement in Inkululeko calling for unity of the African people.

Closer cooperation forged between the ANC and the CPSA.

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