About this site

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 It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

Documents and Reports

Contents

Table of Contents

Mandela diary extract

Civil Service Systems in Comparative Perspective

Colonial background - Apartheid

Commonality in Divided Societies

Demographic Characteristics of South Africa in the late 1980s

Exploring Reasons for the Collapse of Apartheid

Extracts from Newcastle Advertiser 1949-53

South Africa Focus Group Research 1992- 1997

Historians, history and the South African TRC

The Insurgent Origins of Democratization in South Africa

Left Factionalism and the Democratic Revolution

Media Misled Over Missing TRC Files

Negotiated Settlements

Negotiations and Change

On Afrikaners

Opposition splinters into eleven parties

Poster - Jimmy Kruger

Rivonia: Telling it as it was

Still Standing: The Sharpeville Six

The Eighties

The end of the seventies

The Homelands

The Indian community in SA

Toward Robben Island: The Rivonia Trial

Why the South Africa United Front failed: Disruptive role of the Pan Africanist Congress

Winning democracy in South Africa: 'A process not a lightning flash'

Defiance Campaign In South Africa, Recalled

Memoirs of the Island

Long Walk Of Nelson Mandela - Interview With George Bizos

Mwezi Twala - A soldier's story

The Death of Chris Hani: An African Misadventure

The Legal Struggles For A Democratic South Africa During The 1980's

The mating game plan

Class and Colour in South Africa 1850 - 1950

The criminal justice system and the protection of human rights: the role of the prosecution service

State of the Nation Address 1994 - Mandela

Transparent, Accountable and Participatory Governance - NDI Report

 

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