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May 26, 1999 | DEAN E. MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Albert Gamakulu has moved up in the world. Since his uncle, Nelson Mandela, was elected this country's first black president five years ago, Gamakulu and his family have taken up residence in a one-room house with windows of flattened cardboard boxes and torn flour sacks. Going to the toilet still means a trip through the cornfield to his parents' outhouse. Running water is the tip-of-the-bucket variety collected from a roadside tap.
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May 26, 1999 | DEAN E. MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Albert Gamakulu has moved up in the world. Since his uncle, Nelson Mandela, was elected this country's first black president five years ago, Gamakulu and his family have taken up residence in a one-room house with windows of flattened cardboard boxes and torn flour sacks. Going to the toilet still means a trip through the cornfield to his parents' outhouse. Running water is the tip-of-the-bucket variety collected from a roadside tap.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 24, 1992
In a move whose audacity and logic all but characterized his presidency of South Africa, Frederik W. de Klerk has called for a white referendum on his government's program to end apartheid and transform the racially divided nation into a non-racial democracy. White South Africans will soon face a simple but historic choice.
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June 6, 1985 | MICHAEL PARKS, Times Staff Writer
Faced with American economic sanctions over its policies of racial segregation, South Africa is threatening retaliatory measures, including an embargo on strategic minerals and metals and the forced repatriation of about 1 million black workers to neighboring countries. Deputy Foreign Minister D.J. Louis Nel has told a meeting of the ruling National Party that South Africa is considering steps to protect itself from the sanctions and to demonstrate that it cannot be pushed around.
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May 22, 2000 | ANTHONY HAZLITT HEARD, Anthony Hazlitt Heard, a former Nieman fellow and editor of the Cape Times in Cape Town, is a special advisor in the presidency of South Africa. The views expressed here are his own
Against the tide of many world perceptions, an African president is on a state visit to the United States with a message of hope about the continent. He deserves support in this cause. President Thabo Mbeki, the South African successor to Nelson Mandela, is a lesser-known figure and, by comparison, rather reserved. Yet, as deputy, he was in de facto charge of government business a few years before legendary Mandela retired as president last year. Mbeki knows how to govern.
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January 19, 1987 | CARLA LAZZARESCHI, Times Staff Writer
Local and state governments throughout the United States are facing new calls for tighter sanctions against companies operating in South Africa, after a recent flurry of well-publicized but partial corporate departures from the racially segregated nation.
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