This annotated chronology is no longer being updated.
The South Africa Biological Chronology tracks news coverage of selected biological-related stories pertaining to South Africa from 1936 to 2005. Inclusion in this chronology does not necessarily indicate that a particular development is of direct or indirect proliferation significance. Some entries provide international or domestic context for technological development and national policymaking. Moreover, some entries may refer to developments with positive consequences for nonproliferation.