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April 26, 1996
To commemorate the second anniversary of democratic elections in South Africa, a local relief organization and a group of entertainment industry professionals packed a 10-ton container in Wilmington full of medical supplies Thursday that will be shipped to the Province of the Eastern Cape. Artists for a New South Africa, founded by actors Alfre Woodard and C.C.H.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 26, 1996
To commemorate the second anniversary of democratic elections in South Africa, a local relief organization and a group of entertainment industry professionals packed a 10-ton container in Wilmington full of medical supplies Thursday that will be shipped to the Province of the Eastern Cape. Artists for a New South Africa, founded by actors Alfre Woodard and C.C.H.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 9, 1993 | CARLA HALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
South African anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela arrived in Los Angeles on Thursday for two days of meetings, fund raising and dinners with local community leaders and Hollywood powerbrokers. Mandela, who was welcomed here three years ago in a series of euphoric celebrations, was greeted quietly at noon on the windy runway of a private aviation company at Los Angeles International Airport. Awaiting his arrival was a small entourage that included Rep.
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December 15, 1995 | SARA FRITZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Clinton administration was chastised Thursday by Democrats as well as Republicans for spending valuable foreign aid dollars on frivolous projects in South Africa, such as a $300,000 grant for hair care training. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Jesse Helms (R-N.C.), a longtime critic of U.S. assistance to South Africa, declared the entire program to be "a multimillion-dollar fiasco." And even strong supporters of the program, such as Sens. Nancy Landon Kassebaum (R-Kan.
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September 11, 1988
Foreign ministers of the 101-nation Nonaligned Movement closed a four-day meeting in Nicosia, Cyprus, after adopting resolutions condemning Israel and South Africa. The ministers lamented "increased cooperation between Israel and South Africa" and expressed "indignation and dismay that certain Western nations . . . continued to aid and abet apartheid economically, financially, politically, diplomatically and militarily."
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September 26, 1993 | From Times Wire Services
Nelson Mandela, president of the African National Congress, won a pledge Saturday for $850 million in IMF aid, securing badly needed funds for South Africa's troubled economy. Treated like a head of state, Mandela found that his plea to tear down economic sanctions against South Africa was being met with swift action in the West.
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July 10, 1993 | CARLA HALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Nelson Mandela on Friday glided through an array of wildly contrasting public images in Los Angeles that seemed to sum up the many things he has become to the world. As befits a celebrity, he stayed at the elegant Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel and, at his request, met Friday afternoon with pop superstar Michael Jackson, who brought along another Hollywood icon, Elizabeth Taylor.
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December 15, 1995 | SARA FRITZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Clinton administration was chastised Thursday by Democrats as well as Republicans for spending valuable foreign aid dollars on frivolous projects in South Africa, such as a $300,000 grant for hair care training. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Jesse Helms (R-N.C.), a longtime critic of U.S. assistance to South Africa, declared the entire program to be "a multimillion-dollar fiasco." And even strong supporters of the program, such as Sens. Nancy Landon Kassebaum (R-Kan.
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September 26, 1993 | From Times Wire Services
Nelson Mandela, president of the African National Congress, won a pledge Saturday for $850 million in IMF aid, securing badly needed funds for South Africa's troubled economy. Treated like a head of state, Mandela found that his plea to tear down economic sanctions against South Africa was being met with swift action in the West.
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July 10, 1993 | CARLA HALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Nelson Mandela on Friday glided through an array of wildly contrasting public images in Los Angeles that seemed to sum up the many things he has become to the world. As befits a celebrity, he stayed at the elegant Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel and, at his request, met Friday afternoon with pop superstar Michael Jackson, who brought along another Hollywood icon, Elizabeth Taylor.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 9, 1993 | CARLA HALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
South African anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela arrived in Los Angeles on Thursday for two days of meetings, fund raising and dinners with local community leaders and Hollywood powerbrokers. Mandela, who was welcomed here three years ago in a series of euphoric celebrations, was greeted quietly at noon on the windy runway of a private aviation company at Los Angeles International Airport. Awaiting his arrival was a small entourage that included Rep.
NEWS
September 11, 1988
Foreign ministers of the 101-nation Nonaligned Movement closed a four-day meeting in Nicosia, Cyprus, after adopting resolutions condemning Israel and South Africa. The ministers lamented "increased cooperation between Israel and South Africa" and expressed "indignation and dismay that certain Western nations . . . continued to aid and abet apartheid economically, financially, politically, diplomatically and militarily."
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