25 – Paul Kruger, President of the Transvaal Republic, meets British High Commissioner Sir Henry Loch in Pretoria to discuss the grievances of the Uitlanders.
22 – The Natal Indian Congress is founded by Mahatma Gandhi.
Mahatma Gandhi becomes the first Indian to be enrolled as an Advocate of the Supreme Court of Natal.
1 – The Owl Club of Cape Town, a dining club, has its first formal meeting.
20 – The railway line between Lourenço Marques and Pretoria is completed at Balmoral.
18 – The railway line between Lourenço Marques and Pretoria is opened to traffic.
The Glen Grey Act is passed in the Cape of Good Hope to control African labour and land.
12 March – Willem Lambertus van Warmelo, compiler of Afrikaanse Liedjies, born in the Netherlands.
23 August – Andries Albertus Pienaar, author under the pen name Sangiro, born in Broederstroom. (d. 1979)
5 October – Bevil Rudd, South African athlete. (d. 1948)
3 October – Cape Western – Vryburg to Mafeking, 96 miles (154.5 kilometres).
18 November – Transvaal – Airlie to Pretoria, 179 miles (288.1 kilometres).
The Port Elizabeth Harbour Board places the first of eight 0-4-0 saddle-tank locomotives in shunting service at the Port Elizabeth Harbour.
The Nederlandsche-Zuid-Afrikaansche Spoorweg-Maatschappij of the Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek (Transvaal Republic) places three 32 Tonner rack tank locomotives in service on the rack section between Waterval Onder and Waterval Boven.
1894 in South Africa Wikipedia