South Africa-based telecommunications company MTN Group teamed up with ad agency MetropolitanRepublic Group to increase access to books in Uganda, using just print ads and regular mobile phones, in a campaign called ‘The Everywhere Library.’
1897 – Prof. James Smith, who identified the first coelacanth found in South Africa, is born
1936 – Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, former wife of President Nelson Mandela, is born
1941 – World War II: North Africa
The Western Desert Force is upgraded through the presence of two complete corps: the XIII and XXX. General Sir Alan Cunningham is given overall command of the newly named Eighth Army. Troops include Australian, New Zealand, South African, Indian, Free French, and Polish soldiers.
1943 – Paul Mosaka establishes the African Democratic Party
President FW de Klerk and ANC leader Nelson Mandela reach a deal for the process to majority rule in South Africa at a summit in Johannesburg.
2004 – Nelson Mandela is voted the greatest South African
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