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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 It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

1996

Ø     Final constitution.

Ø     Withdrawal of NP from the GNU.

Ø     TRC (Eugene de Kock)

Ø     Unemployment and the economy

Ø     Crime.

Ø     Lack of delivery.

Ø     Transparency within the ANC (or lack of)

Ø     Growing distance between leaders and the people.

Ø     Discussions on:

Ø     multi-partyism

Ø     funding of parties

Ø     splits (or not) of the alliance

Ø     Death of Joe Slovo.

Ø     Discussions on multi-partyism and funding of political parties.

Ø     Sarafina (AIDS play)

Ø     Expulsion of Bantu Holomisa from ANC.

Ø     Removal of Lekota from premiership.

Ø     "A range of goals is being pursued with competing, sometimes contradictory, results and the government has neither the experience or the political will to establish priorities." (quote from Van Zyl Slabbert)

Ø     The Makgoba affair at Wits.

Ø     Dennis Davis/Barney Pityana dispute.

Ø     AIDS beginning to be talked about.

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