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November 30, 1988
A key South African government advisory body rejected bitterly contested legislation that would crack down on blacks living in areas reserved for whites under the country's race laws. The President's Council, dominated by members of the ruling National Party, voted to advise President Pieter W. Botha to reconsider and amend the Group Areas Amendment bill. Botha now has the choice of scrapping the legislation or resubmitting it to Parliament in amended form.
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April 23, 1994 | BOB DROGIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As the stench of raw sewage wafts over her home, Grace Phaka knows exactly what she wants when the long-dreamed-for day of liberation finally arrives here on the edge of South Africa's oldest black township. "A real toilet," she said firmly. Then she points to the outdoor tap that she and her husband share with 20 other families. "And clean water." Their house is a two-room shanty with no windows, across from a weed-filled graveyard used as a trash heap and dumping ground for outhouses.
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NEWS
June 29, 1986
By a vote of 150 for and 268 against, the House rejected an amendment to soften proposed U.S. economic sanctions against the white-minority government of South Africa. The amendment sought to exempt from the sanctions any South African-based company, American or foreign, that abides by the fair-employment code developed by Philadelphia minister Leon Sullivan. Employers under the Sullivan principles must provide non-discriminatory working and housing conditions.
NEWS
November 30, 1988
A key South African government advisory body rejected bitterly contested legislation that would crack down on blacks living in areas reserved for whites under the country's race laws. The President's Council, dominated by members of the ruling National Party, voted to advise President Pieter W. Botha to reconsider and amend the Group Areas Amendment bill. Botha now has the choice of scrapping the legislation or resubmitting it to Parliament in amended form.
NEWS
April 23, 1994 | BOB DROGIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As the stench of raw sewage wafts over her home, Grace Phaka knows exactly what she wants when the long-dreamed-for day of liberation finally arrives here on the edge of South Africa's oldest black township. "A real toilet," she said firmly. Then she points to the outdoor tap that she and her husband share with 20 other families. "And clean water." Their house is a two-room shanty with no windows, across from a weed-filled graveyard used as a trash heap and dumping ground for outhouses.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 17, 1985 | CONNIE KOENENN, Connie Koenenn is editor of The Times' daily Calendar section
Other people in Los Angeles take their out-of-town guests to Disneyland. We are going to show you reality. --Margaret Arnold speaking to 200 Catholic women at annual conference ofNational Assembly of Religious Women. Born in the days of Vatican II and the changing social climate of the 1960s, the National Assembly of Religious Women--once a support group exclusively for Roman Catholic nuns--continues to evolve as a forum where religious women can seek social action.
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February 19, 1997 | ROBIN WRIGHT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Agnes Ngo lost her home after her husband abandoned her in 1990. She and her two daughters moved to the infamous Crossroads squatter camp near Cape Town until fighting and crime forced them to flee to a shack with a 5-foot-high ceiling and walls of cardboard crating that shook when Cape winds blew across Africa's southern tip.
NEWS
June 29, 1986
By a vote of 150 for and 268 against, the House rejected an amendment to soften proposed U.S. economic sanctions against the white-minority government of South Africa. The amendment sought to exempt from the sanctions any South African-based company, American or foreign, that abides by the fair-employment code developed by Philadelphia minister Leon Sullivan. Employers under the Sullivan principles must provide non-discriminatory working and housing conditions.
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