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Research outputs: POLITICS

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2020 Arthur Chaskalson: leading the way

The first chief justice of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of South Africa (2001-2005), Arthur Chaskalson acted as defence counsel ...

2020 Pixley ka Isaka Seme: African unity against racism

An architect of the South African Native National Congress (SANNC) " later the African National Congress " and an advocate of non-tribal, no...

2020 Dora Tamana: 'We have opened the way for you'

Dora Tamana grew up working hard to survive, and left school in Standard Four, but she never thought of herself or her family as poor. She d...

2020 Govan Mbeki: what role for the peasants?

Govan Archibald Mvuyelwa ("Oom Gov") Mbeki was both a chronicler of the history and aims of the ANC, and an architect of its revolutionary t...