Ballot-Boxed In

March 1994
National Review;3/7/1994, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p16
The article forecasts the occurrence of civil war in South Africa following the weakening of the South African white powers as of 1994. The evidence of the growing tribal war can be seen from the social disorder being experienced in the streets of Durban and Soweto. It is therefore recommended for South African statesmen to develop and establish a federal constitution that distributes real power to different ethnic groups since South Africa has no shared identity. However, the reluctance of the African National Congress to denounce its goal of absolute power makes it difficult for federalism to be accepted in the country.


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