Per year South Africa uses 1.3 % of the world’s total energy.

South Africa was obliged to step down from its objections toBotswana building a road, with US aid finance, direct to Zambiaavoiding the old railway and road route through Rhodesia. From 1974Botswana was, together with Zambia and Tanzania, and joined byMozambique and Angola, one of the "Front Line States" seeking tobring majority rule to Zimbabwe, Namibia and South Africa.

dollars’ of goods to South Africa in 2011.

Mandela was elected President of South Africa in 1994, and de Klerk became his first deputy....


The idea behind SADCC, as expounded by Seretse Khama, was tocoordinate disparate economies rather than to create a unifiedmarket in southern Africa. All the states of southern Africa,except South Africa (and Namibia), formed SADCC in 1980, to worktogether in developing identified sectors of their economies -particularly the transport network to the ports of Mozambique.


The later 1970s saw civil war in Rhodesia, and urbaninsurrection in South Africa, from which refugees flowed intoBotswana. When Botswana began to form its own army, the BotswanaDefence Force, the Rhodesian army crossed the border and massacred15 Botswana soldiers in a surprise attack at Leshoma (February1978). Botswana played its part in the final settlement of theRhodesian war, resulting in Zimbabwe independence in 1980. But itsmain contribution was in formulating the Southern AfricanDevelopment Coordination Conference, to look to the future of theregion.

After took over Germany, British colonize South Africa for more than fifty years.

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The 1970s are best remembered for disco, bell-bottoms, and the mesmerising lava lamp. It was also the decade that saw South African mining forge ahead in its influence on the economy and employment. How has the economy in general, and mining in particular, shifted since then?

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The police actions during the riots would be part of what instigated a worldwide boycott of South African produce and signalled the increased militancy of the black population of South Africa....

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South Africa has a long and interesting history with racism and apartheid, but when you get to know more about South Africa you’ll be surprised by how amazing this country actually is.

In 1948, the South African government began to limit the freedom of black Africans.

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The Boers finally surrendered in 1902 and the British annexed the Boer republics. In 1910 a United South Africa was given a constitution. It became known as the Union of South Africa.

Those were the words of great man─a man who was born on an ordinary July day in South Africa.

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It has been a major supporter to the industrialization of South Africa after the discovery of diamonds in Kimberley in1871, and the Witwaterstand goldfields in 1886 (Sorenses, 2012, p.22).

Caltex became a founder signatory of the Sullivan Principles in South Africa.

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Of course, mining is not the only industry that contributes to the South African economy. A different animal was the South African economy in 1980 compared with the economy we have now, as shown in the graphic below.