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 It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

1983

In Natal Zulu impis kill students on Nogoye University campus for showing "disrespect" to Gatsha Buthelezi.

MK car bomb explodes killing SADF and SAP personnel in Pretoria.

June 28 : Lubango Angola, Jeanette Schoon (36) and Katryn her six-year-old daughter killed by a parcel bomb in their house.

SA army raid on Gaberone, Botswana, killing ANC personnel.

Bomb in Airforce HQ in Pretoria

June : United Democratic Front formed in Cape Town

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