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Ciskei

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Ciskei was a nominally independent state – a Bantustan – in the south east of South Africa. [1]

55 relations: African National Congress, Afrikaans, Alice, Eastern Cape, Apartheid, Bantustan, Bhisho, Bisho massacre, Border control, British Kaffraria, Cape Colony, Cape Province, Ciskei Defence Force, Ciskei independence referendum, 1980, Constitution, Cradock, Eastern Cape, Dictator, Eastern Cape, English language, Fengu people, Gcaleka, Grahamstown, Great Fish River, Great Kei River, Indian Ocean, International community, Israel, J. B. M. Hertzog, John Cradock, 1st Baron Howden, John Graham (British Army officer, born 1778), Keiskammahoek, Lennox Sebe, List of heads of state of Ciskei, List of states with limited recognition, Mdantsane, Middledrift, Eastern Cape, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Israel), Mpofu, Ngqika people, One-party state, Oupa Gqozo, Peddie, Eastern Cape, Reader's Digest, Representative democracy, Rharhabe, Ronnie Kasrils, Self-governance, South Africa, Thandatha Jongilizwe Mabandla, Transkei, Union of South Africa, ..., Vice President of Ciskei, Whittlesea, Eastern Cape, Xhosa language, Xhosa people, Zwelitsha. Expand index (5 more) »

African National Congress

The African National Congress (ANC) is the Republic of South Africa's governing political party.

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Afrikaans

Afrikaans is a West Germanic language spoken in South Africa, Namibia and, to a lesser extent, Botswana and Zimbabwe.

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Alice, Eastern Cape

Alice is a town in South Africa that is named after The Princess Alice, daughter of the British Queen Victoria.

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Apartheid

Apartheid started in 1948 in theUnion of South Africa |year_start.

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Bantustan

A Bantustan (also known as Bantu homeland, black homeland, black state or simply homeland) was a territory set aside for black inhabitants of South Africa and South West Africa (now Namibia), as part of the policy of apartheid.

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Bhisho

Bhisho (formerly Bisho) is the capital of the Eastern Cape Province in South Africa.

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Bisho massacre

The Bisho massacre occurred on 7 September 1992 in Bisho, in the then nominally independent homeland of Ciskei which is now part of the Eastern Cape in South Africa.

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Border control

Border controls are measures taken by a country to monitor or regulate its borders.

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British Kaffraria

British Kaffraria was a British colony/subordinate administrative entity in present-day South Africa, consisting of the districts now known as King Williams Town and East London.

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Cape Colony

The Cape of Good Hope, also known as the Cape Colony (Kaapkolonie), was a British colony in present-day South Africa, named after the Cape of Good Hope.

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Cape Province

The Province of the Cape of Good Hope (Provinsie van die Kaap die Goeie Hoop), commonly referred to as the Cape Province (Kaapprovinsie) and colloquially as The Cape (Die Kaap), was a province in the Union of South Africa and subsequently the Republic of South Africa.

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Ciskei Defence Force

The Ciskei Defence Force (CDF) was established during March 1981 from the 141 Battalion of the South African Defence Force (SADF).

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Ciskei independence referendum, 1980

An independence referendum was held in the South African Bantustan of Ciskei on 4 December 1980.

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Constitution

A constitution is a set of fundamental principles or established precedents according to which a state or other organization is governed.

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Cradock, Eastern Cape

Cradock is a town in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa, in the upper valley of the Great Fish River, by road northeast of Port Elizabeth.

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Dictator

A dictator is a political leader who possesses absolute power.

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Eastern Cape

The Eastern Cape is a province of South Africa.

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English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

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Fengu people

The Fengu (plural amaFengu) are a Bantu people, originally closely related to the Zulu people, but now often considered to have assimilated to the Xhosa people whose language they now speak.

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Gcaleka

The AmaGcaleka are a major subgroup of the Xhosa found in the former Transkei area of the Eastern Cape.

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Grahamstown

Grahamstown, never known as Makhanda (Grahamstad, iRhini) is a town of about 70,000 people in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.

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Great Fish River

The Great Fish River (called great to distinguish it from the Namibian Fish River) (Groot-Visrivier) is a river running through the South African province of the Eastern Cape.

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Great Kei River

The Great Kei River (Groot-Keirivier) is a river in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.

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Indian Ocean

The Indian Ocean is the third largest of the world's oceanic divisions, covering (approximately 20% of the water on the Earth's surface).

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International community

The international community is a phrase used in geopolitics and international relations to refer to a broad group of people and governments of the world.

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Israel

Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.

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J. B. M. Hertzog

General James Barry Munnik Hertzog, better known as Barry Hertzog or J. B. M. Hertzog (6 April 1866 – 21 November 1942), was a South African politician and soldier.

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John Cradock, 1st Baron Howden

General John Francis Cradock, 1st Baron Howden (11 August 175926 July 1839) was a British peer, politician and soldier.

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John Graham (British Army officer, born 1778)

Colonel John Graham (24 April 177813 March 1821) was a soldier notable for founding Grahamstown, South Africa in 1814.

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Keiskammahoek

Keiskammahoek (also spelled Keiskamahoek) is a town in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa.

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Lennox Sebe

Lennox Leslie Wongama Sebe (26 July 1926 – 23 July 1994) was chief minister of the Xhosa bantustan of Ciskei, and the country's first president, after its self-rule in 1972.

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List of heads of state of Ciskei

The following is a list of heads of state of Ciskei, since the establishment of self-government in 1969.

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List of states with limited recognition

A number of polities have declared independence and sought diplomatic recognition from the international community as de jure sovereign states, but have not been universally recognised as such.

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Mdantsane

Mdantsane is a South African urban township situated 15 km away from East London and 37 km away from King William's Town in the Eastern Cape province.

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Middledrift, Eastern Cape

Middledrift (also Middeldrift or Middeldrif) is a small town located north-west of East London in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Israel)

The Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs (מִשְׂרַד הַחוּץ, translit. Misrad HaHutz; وزارة الخارجية الإسرائيلية) is one of the most important ministries in the Israeli government.

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Mpofu

Mpofu is a town in Chris Hani District Municipality in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.

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Ngqika people

The Ngqika people are a royal Xhosa who lived west of the Great Kei River in the what is today the Eastern Cape of South Africa.

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One-party state

A one-party state, single-party state, one-party system, or single-party system is a type of state in which one political party has the right to form the government, usually based on the existing constitution.

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Oupa Gqozo

Joshua Oupa Gqozo (born 10 March 1952) was the military ruler of the former homeland of Ciskei in South Africa.

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Peddie, Eastern Cape

Peddie is a town in Amathole District Municipality in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.

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Reader's Digest

Reader's Digest is an American general-interest family magazine, published ten times a year.

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Representative democracy

Representative democracy (also indirect democracy, representative republic or psephocracy) is a type of democracy founded on the principle of elected officials representing a group of people, as opposed to direct democracy.

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Rharhabe

The Rharhabe are a Xhosa sub-group found in the former Ciskei section of the Eastern Cape.

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Ronnie Kasrils

Ronald "Ronnie" Kasrils (born 15 November 1938) is a South African politician.

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Self-governance

Self-governance, self-government, or autonomy, is an abstract concept that applies to several scales of organization.

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South Africa

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.

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Thandatha Jongilizwe Mabandla

Chief Justice Thandathu Jongilizwe Mabandla (born 16 August 1926) is the chief of the AmaBhele Tribe in Alice (Tyume).

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Transkei

Transkei (meaning the area beyond the river Kei), officially the Republic of Transkei (iRiphabliki yeTranskei), was an unrecognised state in the southeastern region of South Africa from 1976 to 1994.

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Union of South Africa

The Union of South Africa (Unie van Zuid-Afrika, Unie van Suid-Afrika) is the historic predecessor to the present-day Republic of South Africa.

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Vice President of Ciskei

The Vice President of Ciskei was a political position in that republic.

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Whittlesea, Eastern Cape

Whittlesea is a semi-rural town situated in the Hewu district, 37 km south of Queenstown, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa.

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Xhosa language

Xhosa (Xhosa: isiXhosa) is a Nguni Bantu language with click consonants ("Xhosa" begins with a click) and one of the official languages of South Africa.

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Xhosa people

The Xhosa people are a Bantu ethnic group of Southern Africa mainly found in the Eastern and Western Cape, South Africa, and in the last two centuries throughout the southern and central-southern parts of the country.

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Zwelitsha

Zwelitsha is a town in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa.

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Republic of Ciskei.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ciskei

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