dollars’ of goods to South Africa in 2011.
A BRIEF HISTORY OF SOUTH AFRICA - Local Histories
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.
A BRIEF HISTORY OF SOUTH AFRICA
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.
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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?
Economy of South Africa - Wikipedia
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.