Arrowheads found in the Sibudu Cave in northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa show that humans were using bow and arrows 64000 years ago.
King Khoebaha Calvin Cornelius III declares independence from South Africa to form the "Sovereign State of Good Hope", encompassing the states of Northern Cape, Western Cape, and the western parts of Eastern Cape. The state raised their own flag after taking down the South African flag.
A adj=on - m wide asteroid named 2018 LA was estimated (before impact) to have an 82% chance of having impacted Earth today, with several corroborating reports from Botswana. An OFM media report from near Klerksdorp, North West province, South Africa, describes "'a light' falling from the sky" at 18:49 (UTC+02:00) Saturday night.
Around 10,000 South African miners demonstrate at the Lonmin mines in Marikana ("Rooikoppies"), Rustenburg, Bojanala Platinum district, North West province. Fifteen thousand miners strike at the Gold Fields KDC West Driefontein mine.
The leaders of the Southern African Development Community, the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa, and the East African Community signed an agreement in South Africa to develop a joint free trade bloc to stretch from Cape Town to Cairo, to encompass 26 countries.
South African police build a barricade from razor wire to curtail people scuffles outside Ventersdorp Magistrate's court where two farm workers, aged 15 and 28, are charged with Saturday's murder of white supremacist leader Eugène Terre'Blanche. [http:--news.bbc.co.uk-2-hi-africa-8604375.stm (BBC News)] [http:--www.iol.co.za-general-news-newsprint.php?art_id=nw20100406074136492C719886&sf= (IOL)]date=August 2019