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December 6, 1988
South Africa plans to enlarge Soweto, the country's largest black township, by about 31,000 acres. The land, southwest of Johannesburg, is to be developed by the government and private builders for housing, agriculture and light industry, the Ministry of Constitutional Development said. About 2 million people live in Soweto, a center of protest against the white-led government.
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October 5, 1998 | DEAN E. MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a legend popular among many Africans, the great creator allowed hippos to live in the water under one condition: They could not eat fish, which had been promised to the crocodiles. So every night since the beginning of time, the voracious vegetarians have taken to land in search of supper. But along the lush banks of the Crocodile River on the outskirts of this impoverished black township near Kruger National Park, the sacred deal is running afoul of South Africa's young democracy.
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BUSINESS
June 27, 1990 | JAMES FLANIGAN
A lot of misconceptions about South Africa's economy are surfacing during Nelson Mandela's U.S. tour. While the South African leader is acclaimed by crowds everywhere, he encounters misgivings from U.S. business people when he talks about his country's economic future. Americans hear him speak of a "mixed economy" with some state ownership--as he did Tuesday addressing a joint session of Congress--and think that he is out to bring Socialism to a free-enterprise system.
BUSINESS
June 27, 1990 | JAMES FLANIGAN
A lot of misconceptions about South Africa's economy are surfacing during Nelson Mandela's U.S. tour. While the South African leader is acclaimed by crowds everywhere, he encounters misgivings from U.S. business people when he talks about his country's economic future. Americans hear him speak of a "mixed economy" with some state ownership--as he did Tuesday addressing a joint session of Congress--and think that he is out to bring Socialism to a free-enterprise system.
NEWS
October 5, 1998 | DEAN E. MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a legend popular among many Africans, the great creator allowed hippos to live in the water under one condition: They could not eat fish, which had been promised to the crocodiles. So every night since the beginning of time, the voracious vegetarians have taken to land in search of supper. But along the lush banks of the Crocodile River on the outskirts of this impoverished black township near Kruger National Park, the sacred deal is running afoul of South Africa's young democracy.
NEWS
December 6, 1988
South Africa plans to enlarge Soweto, the country's largest black township, by about 31,000 acres. The land, southwest of Johannesburg, is to be developed by the government and private builders for housing, agriculture and light industry, the Ministry of Constitutional Development said. About 2 million people live in Soweto, a center of protest against the white-led government.
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