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 It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

1994

April 27 : The first nationwide democratic election in which all adults in the country are eligible to vote takes place. The world watches as all South Africans go to the polls in peace.

References:

African National Congress: Unity in Action, A Photographic History of the ANC, 1912-1982. London, (1982)

BDAF & ILEA: The Child is Not Dead, Youth Resistance in South Africa, 1976-1986. London, (1986)

Bunting, Brian : The Rise of the South African Reich. IDAF, London, (1986)

Forman, Lionel : The South African Treason Trial. John Calder, London, (1957)

Forman, Lionel : Chapters in the History of the March to Freedom. A New Age Pamphlet, Cape Town,(1959)

IDAF with UN Centre Against Apartheid : Women Under Apartheid, In Photographs and Text. London (1981)

Joyce, Peter : The Rise and Fall of Apartheid, The chronicle of a divided society as told through South Africa's newspapers. Struik Publishers, Cape Town (1990)

Meli, Francis : South Africa Belongs to Us, A History of the ANC. Zimbabwe Publishing House, Harare, (1988)

Mbeki, Govan : The Peasants' Revolt. Penguin Africa Library, London (1964)

Muthien, Yvonne : State and Resistance in South Africa, 1939-1965. Avebury, Aldershot, (1994)

Roux, Edward : Time Longer than Rope: A History of the Black Man's Struggle for Freedom in South Africa. University of Wisconsin, (1948)

Simons, H. J. and Simons, R. E. : Class and Colour in South Africa, 1850-1950. Penguin, Harmondsworth (1969)

Weinberg, Eli : Portrait of a People. IDAF, London (1981)

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