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The African National Congress (ANC) is the Republic of South Africa's governing political party.
Afrikaans is a West Germanic language spoken in South Africa, Namibia and, to a lesser extent, Botswana and Zimbabwe.
Alice is a town in South Africa that is named after The Princess Alice, daughter of the British Queen Victoria.
Apartheid started in 1948 in theUnion of South Africa |year_start.
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.
Bhisho (formerly Bisho) is the capital of the Eastern Cape Province in South Africa.
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.
Border controls are measures taken by a country to monitor or regulate its borders.
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.
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.
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.
The Ciskei Defence Force (CDF) was established during March 1981 from the 141 Battalion of the South African Defence Force (SADF).
An independence referendum was held in the South African Bantustan of Ciskei on 4 December 1980.
A constitution is a set of fundamental principles or established precedents according to which a state or other organization is governed.
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.
A dictator is a political leader who possesses absolute power.
The Eastern Cape is a province of South Africa.
English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.
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.
The AmaGcaleka are a major subgroup of the Xhosa found in the former Transkei area of the Eastern Cape.
Grahamstown, never known as Makhanda (Grahamstad, iRhini) is a town of about 70,000 people in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.
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.
The Great Kei River (Groot-Keirivier) is a river in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.
The Indian Ocean is the third largest of the world's oceanic divisions, covering (approximately 20% of the water on the Earth's surface).
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.
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.
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.
General John Francis Cradock, 1st Baron Howden (11 August 175926 July 1839) was a British peer, politician and soldier.
Colonel John Graham (24 April 177813 March 1821) was a soldier notable for founding Grahamstown, South Africa in 1814.
Keiskammahoek (also spelled Keiskamahoek) is a town in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa.
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.
The following is a list of heads of state of Ciskei, since the establishment of self-government in 1969.
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.
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.
Middledrift (also Middeldrift or Middeldrif) is a small town located north-west of East London in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.
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.
Mpofu is a town in Chris Hani District Municipality in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.
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.
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.
Joshua Oupa Gqozo (born 10 March 1952) was the military ruler of the former homeland of Ciskei in South Africa.
Peddie is a town in Amathole District Municipality in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.
Reader's Digest is an American general-interest family magazine, published ten times a year.
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.
The Rharhabe are a Xhosa sub-group found in the former Ciskei section of the Eastern Cape.
Ronald "Ronnie" Kasrils (born 15 November 1938) is a South African politician.
Self-governance, self-government, or autonomy, is an abstract concept that applies to several scales of organization.
South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.
Chief Justice Thandathu Jongilizwe Mabandla (born 16 August 1926) is the chief of the AmaBhele Tribe in Alice (Tyume).
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.
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.
The Vice President of Ciskei was a political position in that republic.
Whittlesea is a semi-rural town situated in the Hewu district, 37 km south of Queenstown, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa.
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.
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.
Zwelitsha is a town in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa.