The South African Native National Congress is founded

January 8

On January 8, 1912, the South African Native National Congress was founded.

The South African Native National Congress was created to advocate for all Africans. In 1923, it was renamed the African National Congress (ANC).


Sources

African National Congress (ANC). South African History Online. (n.d.). Retrieved January 1, 2023, from https://www.sahistory.org.za/article/african-national-congress-anc

ANC history. ANC. (n.d.). Retrieved January 1, 2023, from https://www.anc1912.org.za/history/

Thomson Reuters. (2007, December 18). Factbox: History of the African National Congress. Reuters. Retrieved January 1, 2023, from https://www.reuters.com/article/us-safrica-anc-history/factbox-history-of-the-african-national-congress-idUSL1844685920071218 

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