South Africa’s three liberal opposition parties, the Progressive Federal Party headed by Zach de Beer, the National Democratic

Saturday, 4 February 1989

South Africa's three liberal opposition parties, the Progressive Federal Party headed by Zach de Beer, the National Democratic Movement led by Wynand Malan, and the Independent Party led by Dennis Worrall, agree to form a unified multiracial party. The new grouping, to be known as the Democratic Party, will be formally founded on 8 April 1989.

Last updated : 10-Feb-2012

This article was produced by South African History Online on 31-Jan-2012

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