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People and Organisations

Afrikaner Volksfront (AVF)

  • ZA-COM-04595
  • Corporate body
  • 1993
Founded on 19 May 1993 as an organisation to unite white Afrikaans speakers, it included organisations such as the extreme right Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging (AWB) and former generals of the apartheid-era army and police. It demanded independence for Afrikaans-speaking white South Africans and campaigned for an Afrikaner volkstaat or homeland. Shortly before the 1994 elections General Constand Viljoen broke from the AVF and registered the Freedom Front for participation in the election.

Agang SA

  • ZA-COM-09741
  • Corporate body
  • 22 June 2013
A South African political party which was founded in 2013 by Mamphela Ramphele.

Agape Choir

  • ZA-COM-03099
  • Corporate body

Agnos, Art

  • ZA-COM-04601
  • Person
Mayor, City and County of San Francisco

Ahtisaari, Martti

  • ZA-COM-02989
  • Person
  • 23 June 1937 -
A skilled diplomat and mediator who worked as the United Nations (UN) commissioner for Namibia (1977 – 981) and led the UN team that supervised Namibia’s transition to independence (1989 – 90). In 1994 he became the president of Finland, and urged his nation’s entry into the European Union (EU), and for the first half of 1999, Finland assumed the EU’s rotating presidency.

AIDS2031

  • ZA-COM-04604
  • Corporate body

AIM

  • ZA-COM-02992
  • Corporate body

Ainslie, Jennifer Rosalynde

  • ZA-COM-07900
  • Person
  • 22 January 1932 - 23 September 1993
South African activist, journalist and publisher.

AirBnB

  • ZA-COM-03576
  • Corporate body

Ajayi, Ayo

  • ZA-COM-02994
  • Person
  • c.2016

Ajei, Ako

  • ZA-COM-09708
  • Person
  • 1917 - 2002
He was a nationalist politician from Ghana and also formed part of the big six. He was the founding member of the United Gold Coast Convention (UGCC).

Al Jazeera

  • ZA-COM-02997
  • Corporate body

Alexander, Neville Edward

  • ZA-COM-03273
  • Person
  • 1936-2012
Academic, political and anti-apartheid activist. Founder of the National Liberation Front (NLF) against the apartheid government. Convicted of sabotage in 1962 and imprisoned on Robben Island for ten years. Awarded the Lingua Pax Prize for his contribution to the promotion of multilingualism in post-apartheid South Africa, 2008.

Ali, Muhammad

  • ZA-COM-03010
  • Person
  • December 1875-1951
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