· May, 2010

Stories about Afrikaans from May, 2010

South Africa: Nation mourns passing of Dr Frederick Van Zyl Slabbert

  18 May 2010

The day was July 9 1987. The place was Dakar, Senegal. The participants - members of the then banned African National Congress and a group of 61 influential white Afrikaners. The mission – sketch a new, democratic future for South Africa. Amongst this delegation was a man who would become a giant in South African politics – Frederick Van Zyl Slabbert.

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