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Bantustan

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Desmond Tutu / Forced relocations / "dumping grounds" / the Bantustan strategy

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south african apartheid explained by official of native Affairs department

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1970s, Kwandebele (Extract) South Africa, propaganda, misinformation, apartheid, racism, bantustans

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Bantustans

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The History of South Africa: Every Year

A Bantustan was a territory set aside for black inhabitants of South Africa and South West Africa, as part of the policy of apartheid. Ten Bantustans were established in South Africa, and then in neighbouring South West Africa, for the purpose of concentrating the members of designated ethnic groups, thus making each of those territories ethnically homogeneous as the basis for creating "autonomous" nation states for South Africa's different black ethnic groups.
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  • Creation 

  • International recognition 

  • Life in the Bantustans 

  • Later developments 

  • Dissolution 

  • List of Bantustans 

  • Usage in non-South African contexts