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Transkei

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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. [1]

84 relations: African National Congress, Afrikaans, Apartheid, Armscor (South Africa), Bantu Holomisa, Bantustan, Cape Province, Chicago Tribune, Chris Hani, Ciskei, D. G. M. Wood-Gush, Daily Dispatch, De facto, Deputy President of South Africa, Diplomatic recognition, Drakensberg, Eastern Cape, Economy of South Africa, English language, Ex officio member, Exile, Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, George Matanzima, Govan Mbeki, Great Kei River, Green, Independence, Indian Ocean, John Vorster, Jongilizwe College, Judicial review, Jus sanguinis, Jus soli, Kaiser Matanzima, Lesotho, List of heads of government of Transkei, List of heads of state of Transkei, List of states with limited recognition, Member of parliament, Military dictatorship, Mthatha, Multi-party system, Negotiations to end apartheid in South Africa, Nelson Mandela, Nguni languages, Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika, Ochre, Oliver Tambo, One-party state, Patrilineality, ..., Phuthi language, President of South Africa, Prime minister, Puppet state, Qamata, Eastern Cape, Representative democracy, Sabata Jonguhlanga Dalindyebo, Satellite state, Sotho language, South Africa, South African Communist Party, South African Defence Force, South African National Defence Force, South African Police Service, South African rand, Stella Sigcau, Thabo Mbeki, The Age, Thembu people, Time (magazine), Transkei Defence Force, Transkei legislative election, 1968, Transkei National Independence Party, Tribal chief, Triband (flag), United Democratic Movement, United Nations, United Nations General Assembly, United Nations Security Council, United Nations Security Council Resolution 402, Walter Sisulu, White, Witwatersrand, Xhosa language. Expand index (34 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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Apartheid

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

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Armscor (South Africa)

Armscor (or ARMSCOR), the Armaments Corporation of South Africa is the arms procurement agency of the South African Department of Defence.

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Bantu Holomisa

Bantubonke Harrington Holomisa (born 25 July 1955) is a South African Member of Parliament and President of the United Democratic Movement.

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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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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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Chicago Tribune

The Chicago Tribune is a daily newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois, United States, owned by Tronc, Inc., formerly Tribune Publishing.

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Chris Hani

Chris Hani (28 June 1942 – 10 April 1993), born Martin Thembisile Hani, was the leader of the South African Communist Party and chief of staff of uMkhonto we Sizwe, the armed wing of the African National Congress (ANC).

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Ciskei

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

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D. G. M. Wood-Gush

Prof David Grainger Marcus Wood-Gush FRSE (1922–1992) was a South African-born animal geneticist and ethologist based for most of his professional life in Edinburgh.

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Daily Dispatch

The Daily Dispatch is a South African newspaper published in East London in the province of Eastern Cape.

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De facto

In law and government, de facto (or;, "in fact") describes practices that exist in reality, even if not legally recognised by official laws.

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Deputy President of South Africa

The Deputy President of South Africa is the deputy head of government of South Africa.

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Diplomatic recognition

Diplomatic recognition in international law is a unilateral political act with domestic and international legal consequences, whereby a state acknowledges an act or status of another state or government in control of a state (may be also a recognized state).

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Drakensberg

The Drakensberg (Afrikaans: Drakensberge, Zulu: uKhahlamba, Sotho: Maluti) is the name given to the eastern portion of the Great Escarpment, which encloses the central Southern African plateau.

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Eastern Cape

The Eastern Cape is a province of South Africa.

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Economy of South Africa

The economy of South Africa is the second largest in Africa, after Nigeria.

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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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Ex officio member

An ex officio member is a member of a body (a board, committee, council, etc.) who is part of it by virtue of holding another office.

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Exile

To be in exile means to be away from one's home (i.e. city, state, or country), while either being explicitly refused permission to return or being threatened with imprisonment or death upon return.

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Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

Fellowship of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (FRSE) is an award granted to individuals that the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Scotland judges to be "eminently distinguished in their subject".

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George Matanzima

Chief George Mzivubu Mathanzima (26 December 1918 in Qamata – 10 November 2000) was a leader of the Transkei bantustan in South Africa.

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Govan Mbeki

Govan Archibald Mvuyelwa Mbeki (9 July 1910 – 30 August 2001) was a South African politician and son of Chief Sikelewu Mbeki and Johanna Mahala and also the father of the former South African president Thabo Mbeki and political economist Moeletsi Mbeki.

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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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Green

Green is the color between blue and yellow on the visible spectrum.

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Independence

Independence is a condition of a nation, country, or state in which its residents and population, or some portion thereof, exercise self-government, and usually sovereignty, over the territory.

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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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John Vorster

Balthazar Johannes "B.

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Jongilizwe College

Jongilizwe College was a school in Tsolo, Transkei (now Eastern Cape), South Africa which served the sons of Chiefs and Headmen from the Transkei bantustan.

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Judicial review

Judicial review is a process under which executive or legislative actions are subject to review by the judiciary.

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Jus sanguinis

Jus sanguinis (right of blood) is a principle of nationality law by which citizenship is not determined by place of birth but by having one or both parents who are citizens of the state.

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Jus soli

Jus soli, meaning "right of the soil", commonly referred to as birthright citizenship, is the right of anyone born in the territory of a state to nationality or citizenship.

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Kaiser Matanzima

Kaiser Daliwonga Mathanzima, misspelled Matanzima (15 June 1915 – 15 June 2003), was the long-term leader of Transkei.

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Lesotho

Lesotho officially the Kingdom of Lesotho ('Muso oa Lesotho), is an enclaved country in southern Africa.

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List of heads of government of Transkei

The following is a list of heads of government of Transkei, since the establishment of self-government in 1963.

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List of heads of state of Transkei

The following is a list of heads of state of Transkei, since the proclamation of independence in 1976.

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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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Member of parliament

A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament.

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Military dictatorship

A military dictatorship (also known as a military junta) is a form of government where in a military force exerts complete or substantial control over political authority.

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Mthatha

Mthatha, is the main town of the King Sabata Dalindyebo Local Municipality in Eastern Cape province of South Africa and the capital of OR Tambo District Municipality.

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Multi-party system

A multi-party system is a system in which multiple political parties across the political spectrum run for national election, and all have the capacity to gain control of government offices, separately or in coalition.

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Negotiations to end apartheid in South Africa

The apartheid system in South Africa was ended through a series of negotiations between 1990 and 1993 and through unilateral steps by the de Klerk government.

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Nelson Mandela

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013) was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, and philanthropist, who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999.

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Nguni languages

The Nguni languages are a group of Bantu languages spoken in southern Africa by the Nguni people.

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Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika

"Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika" is a hymn originally composed in 1897 by Enoch Sontonga, a Xhosa clergyman at a Methodist mission school near Johannesburg.

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Ochre

Ochre (British English) (from Greek: ὤχρα, from ὠχρός, ōkhrós, pale) or ocher (American English) is a natural clay earth pigment which is a mixture of ferric oxide and varying amounts of clay and sand.

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Oliver Tambo

Oliver Reginald Kaizana Tambo (27 October 191724 April 1993) was a South African anti-apartheid politician and revolutionary who served as President of the African National Congress (ANC) from 1967 to 1991.

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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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Patrilineality

Patrilineality, also known as the male line, the spear side or agnatic kinship, is a common kinship system in which an individual's family membership derives from and is recorded through his or her father's lineage.

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Phuthi language

Phuthi (Síphùthì) is a Nguni Bantu language spoken in southern Lesotho and areas in South Africa adjacent to the same border.

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President of South Africa

The President of the Republic of South Africa is the head of state and head of government under the Constitution of South Africa.

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Prime minister

A prime minister is the head of a cabinet and the leader of the ministers in the executive branch of government, often in a parliamentary or semi-presidential system.

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Puppet state

A puppet state is a state that is supposedly independent but is in fact dependent upon an outside power.

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Qamata, Eastern Cape

Qamata is a small town in Intsika Yethu Municipality, Chris Hani District (formerly St. Mark's District), Eastern Cape Province, South Africa.

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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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Sabata Jonguhlanga Dalindyebo

Sabata Jonguhlanga Dalindyebo (1928–1986) was the ruler of the AbaThembu people of South Africa.

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Satellite state

The term satellite state designates a country that is formally independent in the world, but under heavy political, economic and military influence or control from another country.

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Sotho language

Sotho (Sesotho; also known as Southern Sotho, or Southern Sesotho, Historically also Suto, or Suthu, Souto, Sisutho, Sutu, or Sesutu, according to the pronunciation of the name.) is a Southern Bantu language of the Sotho-Tswana (S.30) group, spoken primarily in South Africa, where it is one of the 11 official languages, and in Lesotho, where it is the national language.

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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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South African Communist Party

The South African Communist Party (SACP) is a communist party in South Africa.

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South African Defence Force

The South African Defence Force (SADF) comprised the South African armed forces from 1957 until 1994.

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South African National Defence Force

The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) comprises the armed forces of South Africa.

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South African Police Service

The South African Police Service (SAPS) is the national police force of the Republic of South Africa.

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South African rand

The South African Rand (sign: R; code: ZAR) is the currency of South Africa.

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Stella Sigcau

Princess Stella Sigcau (4 January 1937 or 14 January 1937 – 7 May 2006) is best known as a Minister in the South African Government.

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Thabo Mbeki

Thabo Mvuyelwa Mbeki (born 18 June 1942) is a South African politician who served as the second President of South Africa from 14 June 1999 to 24 September 2008.

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The Age

The Age is a daily newspaper that has been published in Melbourne, Australia, since 1854.

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Thembu people

The Thembu people are one of the handful of nations and population groups that speak Xhosa in South Africa.

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Time (magazine)

Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.

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Transkei Defence Force

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

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Transkei legislative election, 1968

Parliamentary elections were held in the Transkei Bantustan, South Africa in September 1968.

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Transkei National Independence Party

Transkei National Independence Party was a political party in the bantustan of Transkei, South Africa.

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Tribal chief

A tribal chief is the leader of a tribal society or chiefdom.

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Triband (flag)

The triband is one of the most common designs of flag, and is the design of some 30% of all current national flags.

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United Democratic Movement

The United Democratic Movement (UDM) is a centre-left, social-democratic, South African political party, formed by a prominent former National Party leader, Roelf Meyer (who has since resigned from the UDM), a former African National Congress and Transkei homeland leader, General Bantu Holomisa, and a former ANC Executive Committee member, John Taylor.

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United Nations

The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization tasked to promote international cooperation and to create and maintain international order.

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United Nations General Assembly

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA or GA; Assemblée Générale AG) is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations (UN), the only one in which all member nations have equal representation, and the main deliberative, policy-making and representative organ of the UN.

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United Nations Security Council

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations, charged with the maintenance of international peace and security as well as accepting new members to the United Nations and approving any changes to its United Nations Charter.

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United Nations Security Council Resolution 402

United Nations Security Council Resolution 402, adopted on December 22, 1976, after hearing from the Minister of Foreign Affairs for Lesotho, the Council expressed concern at South Africa's decision to close the border with Lesotho in many areas in an attempt to pressure the country to recognise the "independence" of the bantustan Transkei.

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Walter Sisulu

Walter Max Ulyate Sisulu (18 May 1912 – 5 May 2003) was a South African anti-apartheid activist and member of the African National Congress (ANC), serving at times as Secretary-General and Deputy President of the organization.

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White

White is the lightest color and is achromatic (having no hue), because it fully reflects and scatters all the visible wavelengths of light.

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Witwatersrand

The Witwatersrand (locally the Rand or, less commonly, the Reef) is a, north-facing scarp in 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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References

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

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