1988 - Britain and the United States veto a draft resolution in the United Nations Security Council, following the banning of organisations in South Africa, for selective mandatory sanctions (based largely on measures adopted by the EEC). References: http://www.sahistory.org.za/
1990 - Five people die in a panga fight in Katlehong, thought to be related to the ongoing taxi violence. References: South African Institute of Race Relations. (1990). Race Relations Survey 1989/90, Johannesburg: South African Institute of Race Relations, p. 88
1991 - A two day long unrest of large scale attacks and counter attacks in which forty-five people are killed, starts in Alexandra, PWV. References: Coleman, M. (ed)(1998). A Crime Against Humanity: analysing the repression of the apartheid state, Johannesburg: Human Rights Committee, p. 267.
1994 - SA signs agreement for air services with Japan. References: Kalley, J.A.; Schoeman, E. & Andor, L.E. (eds)(1999). Southern African Political History: a chronology of key political events from independence to mid-1997, Westport: Greenwood.
1998 - Roman Herzog, President of Germany, visits SA. References: Wallis, F. (2000). Nuusdagboek: feite en fratse oor 1000 jaar, Kaapstad: Human & Rousseau
2004 - Fifteen suspected mercenaries are arrested in Equatorial Guinea, including the alleged leader of the advance party, Nick du Toit. Most of the suspects are South African. References: (2005). The financier, the plotter and the mercenary, The Star, 14 January, p. 13.
2005 - The 80,000 striking truck drivers and their employers reached an agreement "in principle" about the workers' wages during the early morning hours, the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) announces. Negotiators from the SA Transport and Allied Workers Union and the Road Freight Employers Association (RFEA) are to sign the deal at noon, CCMA director Edwin Molahlehi tells Sapa. References: http://www.news24.co.za
2005 - South African Defence Minister Mosiuoa Lekota and his counterparts from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region has an unscheduled meeting in Cape Town to discuss growing tensions in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). References: http://www.iol.co.za/
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