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South Africa Holiday: History

Who was Shaka Zulu, Sol Plaatje and Cecil Rhodes? Who are the amaXhosa, the amaZulu, the Khoisan and the Afrikaners? Why is South Africa called the Rainbow Nation? How many languages are used in the National Anthem?

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Tribes, nations & languages

Xhosa
Zulu
Khoisan
English
Afrikaner
Indian

Politics

Colonialism
Apartheid
Political parties
Freedom Charter

National symbols

National animal
National anthem
National bird
National coat of arms
National fish
National flag
National flower
National tree
National holidays

Leaders

Adelaide Tambo
Albert Lutuli
Barney Barnato
Bram Fischer
Cecil John Rhodes
Govan Mbeki
Leander Starr Jameson
Nelson Mandela
Paul Kruger
Robert & Mary Moffat
Ruth First
Shaka Zulu
Steve Biko
Sol Plaatje
Thabo Mbeki
Walter Sisulu

Anglo-Zulu War 1879

Anglo-Zulu War 1879 overview
Battle of Isandlwana 1879
Battle of Rorke's Drift 1879
Battle of Ulundi 1879

Siege of Kimberley 1899
Battle of Blood River 1838
 
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