Briefing from ROAPE Volume 3 Number 7
Chronology of Resistance in SA
1973 Jan-Feb - Half of Durban's 160,000 black workers involved in strikes. July-Sept - Culmination of growing campaign of boycotts and strikes in black universities. Fort Hare, Western Cape and Northern Transvaal closed. Aug - Strikes in textile and other industries in Durban. Sept - 12 miners killed during ‘riots’ over wage dispute, at Western Deep mine.