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Nov 26, 2013 | G-BLOG | 0 comments

Tuesday, November 26, 1992

Multi-Racial Elections Recognized!

On this day in 1992 President Frederik Willem de Klerk announced for the first time in South-African history a full multi-racial elections will be held spring of 1994.
 
In the wake of his announcement South-Africa was being plagued by apartheid also known as racial segregation.
 
This was a political system setup by the Europeans in 1948 that divided blacks and whites living in the city and gave privileges to those of European Origin.
 
In April 1994, Nelson Mandela became South Africa’s first black president.
 
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