Bophuthatswana love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A former autonomous Black homeland of northern South Africa. It was granted nominal independence in December 1977 and was dissolved and reintegrated into South Africa under the 1994 constitution.

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Examples

  • Commission of Inquiry into the incidents that led to violence in the territory which was once called Bophuthatswana on 11 March 1994, and the loss of life that occurred as a result of that violence.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • West province, formerly known as the Bophuthatswana homeland during apartheid rule, from December 20 to January 2 was about

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Bophuthatswana, which is in the Freedom Alliance with the Inkatha

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Sun Air -- formerly known as the Bophuthatswana government-owned airline Bop Air -- successfully applied for reinstatement of its temporary Air Services licence on Thursday night and accused rival Comair of trying to prevent competition.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • "By this independence your government condemned our people to landlessness, hunger, poverty, malnutrition and unemployment ... yet your government and that of your surrogates in the so-called Bophuthatswana claim that it is the most prosperous of all the homelands, and hold it as a model of the success of the homeland system," the memorandum said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The courts were still functionary, in terms of the old Acts, in former homelands such as Bophuthatswana and KwaZulu, Moerane said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Bophuthatswana which is a major source of the precious metal, dealers said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Parties such as Bophuthatswana and Ciskei are, however, insisting that all draft legislation for the interim period be finalised before the special Parliamentary session.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Africa including areas such as Bophuthatswana are a result of the apartheid policies hatched by his masters in Pretoria.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Now time was up and they were desperately lining up behind other mythical kingdoms such as Bophuthatswana because it was demographically and territorially impossible to invent their own.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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