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Saturday, 9 February 2013
BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY : APARTARIED IN SOUTH AFRICA: THE BLACK SUFFERING IN AFRICA:
South Africa was colonized by the English and Dutch in the 17th century. English domination of the Dutch descendents known as Boers or Afrikaners resulted in the Dutch establishing the new colonies of Orange Free State and Transvaal. The discover of diamonds in these lands around 1900 resulted in an English invasion which sparked the Boer war. Following Independence from England an uneasy power-sharing between the two groups sway until 1940's when the Afrikaner National Party was able to gain a strong majority. The strategists in the National Party invented Apartheid means to cement their control over the economic and social system initially aim of the apartheid was to maintain white domination while extending racial separation.