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The Sierra Leone rebel leader Foday Sankoh is held by British forces as involvement in civil war increases.

Home > Dated Event > The Sierra Leone rebel leader Foday Sankoh is held by British forces as involvement in civil war increases.
Wednesday, 17 May 2000

The Sierra Leone rebel leader Foday Sankoh is held by British forces as involvement in civil war increases.

References:
•  https://www.andibradley.com/

Last updated : 14-May-2012

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The Sierra Leone rebel leader Foday Sankoh is held by British forces as involvement in civil war increases.

Home > Dated Event > The Sierra Leone rebel leader Foday Sankoh is held by British forces as involvement in civil war increases.
Wednesday, 17 May 2000

The Sierra Leone rebel leader Foday Sankoh is held by British forces as involvement in civil war increases.

References:
•  https://www.andibradley.com/

Last updated : 14-May-2012

This article was produced by South African History Online on 14-May-2012

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Dear friends of SAHO

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  • 1950  Muntu Myeza, SA anti-apartheid activist, is born.
  • 1955  Bruce Fordyce is born
  • 1967  Dr Chris Barnard performs the world’s first human heart transplant
  • 1971  King Goodwill Zwelithini is installed
  • 1986  Winnie Mandela attacked by a group of people
  • 1987  Botshabelo forced into Qwa Qwa
  • 1988  Johnstone Mfanafuthi Makhathini, ANC’s head of the Department of International Affairs, dies in exile in Zambia
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  • History of Womens Struggle in South Africa
  • Krotoa (Eva)
  • Allison Drew collection
  • Sara "Saartjie" Baartman
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  • Youth and the National Liberation Struggle
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