South Africa's military gets its first Black leader

June 1998
Jet;06/15/98, Vol. 94 Issue 3, p8
Reports that during a ceremony in Pretoria, South Africa, General Siphiwe Nyanda, a former anti-apartheid guerrilla, became the first Black leader of the South African National Defence Force. Reassurance given to Whites by Nyanda during the ceremony; What the military was responsible for in the apartheid years; Reference to the handing over of a ceremonial sword by Nayanda's predecessor.


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