P.W. Botha declares a State of Emergency
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Prior to the first non-racial elections in April , South Africa adopted an interim constitution which provided for the position of President. The Title. F.W. de Klerk, left, the last president of apartheid-era South Africa, and Nelson Mandela, his successor, wait to speak in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Nelson Mandela, Deputy President of the African National Congress of South Africa, addresses the Special Committee Against Apartheid in the General Assembly.
Instead, in South Africans replaced president F. W. de Klerk with Nelson Mandela in a free and fair election that astonished the world. The most famous prisoner was a leader of the ANC, Nelson Mandela, who had become a symbol of the anti-Apartheid struggle. It was not until the s, however. During his reign as prime minister (–84), P. W. Botha, a staunch defender of apartheid, established a council to advise the president on equitable state.
Governor-General Charles Robert Swart had been elected “State President” (head of state in the South African parliamentary system) by the parliament on May In the mids, the black townships saw a huge escalation in anti-apartheid activism. President PW Botha declared a nationwide state of emergency in to. Mandela was elected president of South Africa in in the country's first free and fair elections. Botha retired to a home called Wilderness, near his former. Summit of April , reaffirmed their total commitment to the principles Congress of South Africa, Mr. Oliver Tambo, the President of the Pan.