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    Panel on Nelson Mandela

    Charlayne Hunter-Gault, author of New News Out of Africa: Uncovering Africa’s Renaissance, Alan Wieder, author of Ruth First and Joe Slovo in the War Against Apartheid, and Sean Jacobs, author of Thabo…

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    Congressional Ceremony to Honor Nelson Mandela

    Congressional leaders celebrated the life of Nelson Mandela on the occasion of the South African leader’s 95th birthday. Speakers read quotes from his public life. House Speaker John Boehner said talking about Mandela was like…

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    Book Discussion on The Mind of South Africa

    Mr. Sparks talked about his book, The Mind of South Africa, on the history of the divided nation’s politics and people. Sparks, a fifth-generation South African, chronicled Africaaner…

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    Book Discussion on A Human Being Died That Night: A South African Story

    Ms. Gobodo-Madikezela talked about her book A Human Being Died That Night: A South African Story of Forgiveness, published by Houghton Mifflin Co. Ms. Gobodo-Madikizela, who grew up in a black South African township, is…

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    Book Discussion on Miriam's Song: A Memoir

    Mr. Mathabane talked about his book, Miriam’s Song: A Memoir, published by Touchstone Books. The book is written in his sister Miriam’s voice about her experiences growing up in a ghetto under…

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    South African National Election

    Ambassador Sisulu spoke to reporters about the upcoming South African elections scheduled for June 2, 1999, and the campaigns being run by the candidates.

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    End of Economic Sanctions on South Africa

    Rep. Dellums announced his “profound disappointment” in President Bush’s decision to end economic sanctions against South Africa in a news conference in the U.S. Capitol. He said the five…

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    End of Economic Sanctions on South Africa

    Mr. Robinson, head of TransAfrica, an organization concerning with political and economic affairs in Africa, delivered a statement to reporters after President Bush announced the lifting of economic sanctions…

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    Special Briefing on South African Sanctions

    Following a news conference by President Bush on the same topic, Assistant Secretary Cohen answered questions on the technical aspects of lifting sanctions against South Africa.

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    End of Economic Sanctions on South Africa

    President Bush announced the end of economic sanctions against South Africa in a news conference held in the White House. He stated the State Department had advised him all five of the conditions listed in the…

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    Repeal of Population Registration Act

    South Africa President de Klerk spoke before the South African Parliament on the repeal of apartheid laws in South Africa. He spoke specifically on the occasion of the repeal of the…

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    End of Economic Sanctions on South Africa

    Sen. Kassenbaum, member of the Senate Foreign Relations committee and ranking member on the subcommittee on Africa, discussed the lifting of economic sanctions against South Africa,…

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    End of Economic Sanctions on South Africa

    Sen. Simon responded to reporters' questions in the U.S. Capitol concerning the end of economic sanctions against South Africa, announced earlier in the day at a White House press conference.…

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    Vision for South Africa

    Chief Mangosuthu Buthelezi, leader of a Zulu homeland created by the South African government, delivered a lecture on South Africa at the Heritage Foundation. Chief Buthelezi is head of the Inkatha…

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    U.S.-South Africa Meeting

    President Bush and Chief Buthelezi delivered brief remarks following their meeting in the White House. Chief Buthelezi, minister of a Zulu homeland formed by the South African government,…

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    U.S. Economic Sanctions Against South Africa

    The subcommittee heard testimony on whether the U.S. should continue economic sanctions against South Africa. Economic sanctions were originally enacted against South Africa in protest of…

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    Taking Apartheid Apart: A Free South Africa

    Mr. Hani is the highest ranking member of the African National Congress to visit America since Nelson Mandela’s visit in June 1990. He is on a ten-day tour to visit members of Congress, State…

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    Dismantling Apartheid in South Africa

    Ambassador Schwartz described the current state of apartheid in South Africa and the attempts that are being made to dismantle the system. He discussed the negotiations taking place between Pres. F.W. De Klerk and…

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    South Africa

    Mr. Robinson and Mr. van Rensburg gave brief remarks on current issues in South Africa before an audience of high school students and responded to questions on South Africa from the…

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    South Africa

    During his historic visit to the United States, President de Klerk discussed changes in South Africa and its government. This is the first visit to the U.S. by a South African president…

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