Transition to Democracy Timeline 1984-1994


Welcoming the ANC and SACP, 3 February, 1990. Source: SAHA collectionWelcoming the ANC and SACP, 3 February, 1990. Source: SAHA collectionWelcoming the ANC and SACP, 3 February, 1990. Source: SAHA collection

October, The United Nations (UN) General Assembly rejects and considers a new constitution of South Africa amended by the Apartheid government as null and void. The General assembly condemned “the South African racist regime for defying relevant resolutions of the United Nations and persisting with further entrenchment apartheid.” Britain and America abstain from the vote.

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