- The Status of the Dream. Sparks, Allister // Wilson Quarterly;Spring99, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p66
Focuses on the reign of Nelson Mandela as president of South Africa. Inauguration in 1994; Challenges tackled by his government; Progress during his tenure.
- HISTORY. // Background Notes on Countries of the World: South Africa;Mar2007, p2
The article presents an overview of the history of South Africa. Members of the Khoisan language groups are the oldest surviving inhabitants of the country. The first permanent white settlement in the region was in 1652 when the Dutch East India Co. established a station on the Cape of Good...
- History. // South Africa Country Review;2010, p6
The article offers information on the history of South Africa including the conviction of Nelson Mandela in 1964, the uprisings in black and colored townships in 1976 and 1985, and the country's first nonracial national and provincial elections held on April 26 to 29, 1994.
- HISTORY. // Background Notes on Countries of the World: South Africa;Jul2006, p2
Explores the history of South Africa. Early inhabitants in the country; Settlement of Europeans in the country since 1652; White domination and racial separation known as apartheid enforced by the National Party in 1948; Election of Nelson Mandela as president on May 10, 1994.
- HISTORY. // Background Notes on Countries of the World: South Africa;Mar2006, p2
Provides information on the history of South Africa. First Europeans to reach the Cape of Good Hope; Extension of European settlements by 1779; Creation of the independent Boer Republics of the Transvaal and Orange Free State in 1852 and 1854; Commitment of Nelson Mandela as President of South...
- LOOK AT THE PAST. // Jet;10/11/2004, Vol. 106 Issue 15, p26
Highlights the opening of the Nelson Mandela Center of Memory and Commemoration in Johannesburg, South Africa. Presence of Mandela at the opening of the Center; Display of letters written by Mandela during his incarceration between 1969 and 1971; Return of the letters to Mandela from former...
- F.W. de Klerk. Bowman, Jeffrey // F.W. de Klerk;4/1/2007, p1
This article provides early background information for F. W. De Klerk, the president of South Africa from 1989 until 1994. De Klerk's early childhood and educational experiences are briefly discussed. Particular focus is given to South Africa's evolution from a Dutch colony and the involvement...
- De Klerk says freeing Mandela in 1990 was `moment of truth.' // Jet;05/12/97, Vol. 91 Issue 25, p14
Informs that former South African President F.W. de Klerk said that freeing Nelson Mandela in 1990 was a moment of truth in South African race relations and history. Comments by de Klerk.
- After Apartheid: Consensus, Contention, and Gender in South Africa’s Public Sphere. Hassim, Shireen // International Journal of Politics, Culture & Society;2009, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p453
The South African transition from apartheid to democracy is one of the iconic developments of the late twentieth century coming soon after the fall of the Berlin Wall. The country, led by a universally admired Nelson Mandela, seemed to embody the world’s hopes for peace and democracy. In the...