TITLE

Pretoria's roller-coaster politics

AUTHOR(S)
Ransdell, Eric
PUB. DATE
February 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;2/14/94, Vol. 116 Issue 6, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that South Africans, like followers of some schizophrenic cult, are led to believe they are either teetering on the brink of the abyss or standing in the fresh dawn of democracy. Agreement on fundamental principles of democracy and human rights by Nelson Mandela's African National Congress and F.W. de Klerk's National Party; Problems which remain with Mangosuthu Buthelezi's Inkatha Freedom Party and Gen. Constand Viljoen's Afrikaner Volksfront; More.
ACCESSION #
9402097708

 

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