Before the British took over the cape colony it grew into a large territory, when the British took over they changed there laws. made the Boers move to a different coloney, and the British were smart when they took control they left some stuff the same so they wouldn't be overthrown by them. when the boars were moved from there homes they came in contact with with the Zulu who are a thriving army and under a great ruler
what started the revolution was the diamond in the orange free sate and gold, and the the Boers and Zulu fighting for years. The British taking over and changing laws and not letting south Africans have rights.
The national congress (ANC) was set up to fight agianst white domination. The (ANC) organized marches, strikes,and other protest. Also when they prisoned Nelson Mendela Cuntries like U.S and U.K were strongly agianst Putting Mendela in prison and they strongly pressured the South African by boycotting or refuseing to bye south Africans goods.
In 1960 police fired on peacefull demsrtators ,and agian in 1960 police fired thier weapons on another peacefull demisteation. And killing 69 people and many of the protestors were shot in the back.
In 1996 freedom of expression including freedom of the press, and freedom of political activity in early 2000's health officals critized the goverment for these lowness. with which it tackeld the aids epidemic