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This resource is hosted by the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, but was compiled and authored by Padraig O’Malley. It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

1991

Ø     Defining the nature of the problem: black vs. white nationalism, ethnicity, redressing problems of oppression.  (Donald Horowitz book)

Ø     Xhosa/Zulu violence compared to Serb/Croatian situation.

Ø     The role of the state in the violence.

Ø     Can you have successful negotiations in an atmosphere of distrust?

Ø     What will be discussed? What should be achieved?

Ø     Inkathagate funding of Inkatha by the state.

Ø     Sharing of power/transferring of power. Different perceptions of the ANC and the NP.

Ø     Interim government, Constituent Assembly.

Ø     Continuing violence.

Ø     Setting up the Peace Accord.

Ø     Coup in USSR.

Ø     Double agenda of the government.

Ø     Right wing Ventersdorp incident.

Ø     The role of women in the ANC.

Ø     What can people expect? Reasonable expectations?

Ø     Hopes for foreign investment.

Ø     Demotion of Vlok & Malan.

Ø     Patriotic Front.

Ø     Mandela's performance.

Ø     Conviction of Winnie Mandela impact or lack of impact of that on the ANC?

Ø     Concerns about ANC/SACP alliance.

Ø     Proposals for local government elections two voters rolls.

Ø     No acknowledgement by whites of the wrongs/evils of apartheid.

Ø     ANC demands for return of exiles, release of political prisoners.

Ø     CODESA

Ø     Goldstone Commission started in November.

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