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Afrikaans is a West Germanic language spoken in South Africa, Namibia and, to a lesser extent, Botswana and Zimbabwe.
The Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging, meaning Afrikaner Resistance Movement, commonly known by its abbreviation AWB is a South African neo-Nazi separatist political and paramilitary organisation, often described as a white supremacist group.
Afrikaners are a Southern African ethnic group descended from predominantly Dutch settlers first arriving in the 17th and 18th centuries.
A Bantustan (also known as Bantu homeland, black homeland, black state or simply homeland) was a territory set aside for black inhabitants of South Africa and South West Africa (now Namibia), as part of the policy of apartheid.
The Bophuthatswana Air Force (BAF) was the aviation branch of the Bophuthatswana Defence Force.
The Bophuthatswana Defence Force (BDF) was established on 6 December 1977 from trainees of South African Defence Force.
Parliamentary elections were held in Bophuthatswana on 4 October 1972.
Parliamentary elections were held in Bophuthatswana between 22 and 24 August 1977.
Parliamentary elections were held in Bophuthatswana in October 1982.
Parliamentary elections were held in Bophuthatswana on 22 October 1987.
Botswana, officially the Republic of Botswana (Lefatshe la Botswana), is a landlocked country located in Southern Africa.
The Province of the Cape of Good Hope (Provinsie van die Kaap die Goeie Hoop), commonly referred to as the Cape Province (Kaapprovinsie) and colloquially as The Cape (Die Kaap), was a province in the Union of South Africa and subsequently the Republic of South Africa.
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is a civilian foreign intelligence service of the United States federal government, tasked with gathering, processing, and analyzing national security information from around the world, primarily through the use of human intelligence (HUMINT).
Ciskei was a nominally independent state – a Bantustan – in the south east of South Africa.
The civil service is independent of government and composed mainly of career bureaucrats hired on professional merit rather than appointed or elected, whose institutional tenure typically survives transitions of political leadership.
Bophuthatswana was an independent Bantustan between 1977 and 1994.
David Anthony Llewellyn Owen, Baron Owen, (born 2 July 1938) is a British politician and physician.
Diplomatic recognition in international law is a unilateral political act with domestic and international legal consequences, whereby a state acknowledges an act or status of another state or government in control of a state (may be also a recognized state).
The Electoral Commission of South Africa (often referred to as the Independent Electoral Commission or IEC) is South Africa's election management body, an independent organisation established under chapter nine of the Constitution.
An enclave is a territory, or a part of a territory, that is entirely surrounded by the territory of one other state.
English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.
The Free State (Vrystaat, Foreistata; before 1995, the Orange Free State) is a province of South Africa.
Gambling is the wagering of money or something of value (referred to as "the stakes") on an event with an uncertain outcome with the primary intent of winning money or material goods.
Ganyesa is a town of about 19,000 people in the North West province of South Africa.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) is an international non-governmental organization that conducts research and advocacy on human rights.
Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.
Johann Christiaan Kriegler (born 29 November 1932) is a retired justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa.
Johannesburg (also known as Jozi, Joburg and Egoli) is the largest city in South Africa and is one of the 50 largest urban areas in the world.
Kurt Josef Waldheim (21 December 1918 – 14 June 2007) was an Austrian diplomat and politician.
Lehurutshe (formerly known as Welbedacht) is a town in Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality in the North West province of South Africa.
The following is a list of heads of state of Bophuthatswana, since the establishment of self-government in 1968.
A number of polities have declared independence and sought diplomatic recognition from the international community as de jure sovereign states, but have not been universally recognised as such.
Kgosi Lucas Manyane Mangope (27 December 1923 – 18 January 2018) was the leader of the Bantustan (homeland) of Bophuthatswana.
Madikwe is a town in Bojanala District Municipality in the North West province of South Africa.
Mahikeng, formerly and still commonly known as Mafikeng and historically Mafeking in English, is the capital city of the North-West Province of South Africa.
Mankwe is a small settlement north of Pilanesberg and Rustenburg in the North West province of South Africa.
A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament.
Mining is the extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials from the earth, usually from an orebody, lode, vein, seam, reef or placer deposit.
The Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs (מִשְׂרַד הַחוּץ, translit. Misrad HaHutz; وزارة الخارجية الإسرائيلية) is one of the most important ministries in the Israeli government.
Mmabatho (Setswana for "Mother of the People") is the former capital of the North-West Province of South Africa.
Moretele is a town in Bojanala District Municipality in the North West province of South Africa.
Moshe Dayan (משה דיין; 20 May 1915 – 16 October 1981) was an Israeli military leader and politician.
The National Party (Nasionale Party), also known as the Nationalist Party, was a political party in South Africa founded in 1914 and disbanded in 1997.
North West is a province of South Africa.
The Orange Free State (Oranje-Vrijstaat, Oranje-Vrystaat, abbreviated as OVS) was an independent Boer sovereign republic in southern Africa during the second half of the 19th century, which later became a British colony and a province of the Union of South Africa.
Pieter Willem Botha, (12 January 1916 – 31 October 2006), commonly known as "P.
A passport is a travel document, usually issued by a country's government, that certifies the identity and nationality of its holder primarily for the purpose of international travel.
Photojournalism is a particular form of journalism (the collecting, editing, and presenting of news material for publication or broadcast) that employs images in order to tell a news story.
Platinum is a chemical element with symbol Pt and atomic number 78.
Political freedom (also known as political autonomy or political agency) is a central concept in history and political thought and one of the most important features of democratic societies.
Bophuthatswana began issuing its own Postal Orders shortly after gaining independence from South Africa in 1977.
Pretoria is a city in the northern part of Gauteng, South Africa.
A puppet state is a state that is supposedly independent but is in fact dependent upon an outside power.
Representative democracy (also indirect democracy, representative republic or psephocracy) is a type of democracy founded on the principle of elected officials representing a group of people, as opposed to direct democracy.
The Royal Bafokeng Nation is the ethnic homeland of the Bafokeng people, a Setswana-speaking traditional community.
The term satellite state designates a country that is formally independent in the world, but under heavy political, economic and military influence or control from another country.
The Secretary-General of the United Nations (UNSG or just SG) is the head of the United Nations Secretariat, one of the six principal organs of the United Nations.
South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.
The South African Defence Force (SADF) comprised the South African armed forces from 1957 until 1994.
The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) comprises the armed forces of South Africa.
The South African Police Service (SAPS) is the national police force of the Republic of South Africa.
Sun City is a luxury resort and casino, situated in the North West Province of South Africa.
Taung is a small town situated in the North West Province of South Africa.
Tel Aviv (תֵּל אָבִיב,, تل أَبيب) is the second most populous city in Israel – after Jerusalem – and the most populous city in the conurbation of Gush Dan, Israel's largest metropolitan area.
Thaba 'Nchu is a town in Free State, South Africa, located 60 km east of Bloemfontein and 17 km east of Botshabelo.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
Transkei (meaning the area beyond the river Kei), officially the Republic of Transkei (iRiphabliki yeTranskei), was an unrecognised state in the southeastern region of South Africa from 1976 to 1994.
The Province of the Transvaal (Provinsie van die Transvaal), commonly referred to as the Transvaal, was a province of South Africa from 1910 until the end of apartheid in 1994, when a new constitution subdivided it.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA or GA; Assemblée Générale AG) is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations (UN), the only one in which all member nations have equal representation, and the main deliberative, policy-making and representative organ of the UN.
Venda was a Bantustan in northern South Africa, close to the South African border with Zimbabwe to the north, while to the south and east, it shared a long border with another black homeland, Gazankulu.
The 1994 Bophuthatswana crisis was a major political crisis which began after Lucas Mangope, the president of Bophuthatswana, a South African bantustan created under apartheid, attempted to crush widespread labour unrest and popular demonstrations demanding the incorporation of the territory into South Africa pending multiracial elections later that year.