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 It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

1993

April, Chris Hani, Chairman of the SACP is assassinated outside his house in front of his child. Hani is highly valued by the ANC. A key negotiator, he was regarded as a potential successor to Mandela.

Codesa talks hit snags but continue and agree election date. The Sunset Clause gives current civil servants the right to keep their jobs until the next election. Joe Slovo is said to be the author of the clause.

Nelson Mandela and FW de Klerk awarded Nobel Peace Prize

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