1954 in South Africa
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- 17 — The Federation of South African Women is launched in Johannesburg.
- 23 — The Afrikaans-German Culture Union (Afrikaanse-Deutsche Kultuurgemeinschaft - ADK) is founded on Pretoria.
- 23 — The Trust Bank of South Africa is founded by Jan S. Marais.
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- 4 February — Vincent Baloyi, artist is born in Newclare, Johannesburg.
- 8 April — Vincent Oliphant, poet and mathematician is born in Alicedale, Port Elizabeth.
- 2 May — Bulelani Ngcuka, the first national director of National Prosecuting Authority, is born in Middledrift, Cape Province.
- 23 August — Ngconde Balfour, politician.
- 9 November — Koos Kombuis, poet, singer, entertainer and writer, is born in Cape Town.
- 26 November — John Matshikiza, actor, director, poet and journalist, is born in Johannesburg.
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