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 It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

1991

April : First National Conference of ANC Women's League held in Kimberley. 1000 delegates from every corner of South Africa attend. Mandela comes to close the Conference.

July : First ANC National Conference elects Mandela President and O. R. Tambo National Chairman.

Three and half million workers strike demanding change of VAT

Nationwide demonstrations demanding release of all political prisoners

Groote Schuur and Pretoria Minutes resulting from meetings with government. Decision to stop actions of MK and to start negotiations to establish interim government.

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