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 It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

1982

Maseru raid. Cross-border raid into Lesotho by SA soldiers killing 42 people, mostly Lesotho residents.

MK attack on Koeberg nuclear power plant, Cape Town

August 17 : Letter bomb kills Ruth First in her Maputo office

This resource is hosted by the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, but was compiled and authored by Padraig O’Malley. Return to the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory site.