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 It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

Van Der Merwe, CJ (Stoffel)

Van der Merwe was a Minister in the Nationalist Party governments of P W Botha and F W de Klerk.

He was first appointed a Deputy Minister in 1986 and later as Minister of Information, and then as Minister of Black Education. He was a member of the Security Council.

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