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ungovernability

Definitions

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  • n. The condition of being ungovernable

Etymologies

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ungovernable +‎ -ability

Examples

  • "independence", the 1981 rocket attack on the Sibasa police station, the arrest of prominent clergymen, the death of Venda leader Patrick Mphephu, and the so-called ungovernability of Venda in the early 1990s.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • "As the notion of 'ungovernability' took root and the regime lost control of the townships, cadres of the movement worked hard at creating alternative centres of power which further undermined the authority of the regime," Chikane says.

    ANC Today

  • As the notion of 'ungovernability' took root and the regime lost control of the townships, cadres of the movement worked hard at creating alternative centres of power which further undermined the authority of the regime.

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  • Former UDF vice president Frank Chikane, writing in a special edition of Umrabulo, says that as the notion of 'ungovernability' took root and the regime lost control of the townships, "cadres of the movement worked hard at creating alternative centres of power which further undermined the authority of the regime".

    ANC Today

  • Such actions were set to reinvigorate the spirit of militancy reminiscent of the era of 'ungovernability' declared by the ANC and the mass movement during the 1980's.

    BEYOND DREADLOCKS AND DEMAGOGY

  • Umrabulo, says that as the notion of 'ungovernability' took root and the regime lost control of the townships, "cadres of the movement worked hard at creating alternative centres of power which further undermined the authority of the regime".

    ANC Today

  • He blamed crime in the country on what he called "the culture of entitlement and lawlessness that was created by the 'armed struggle' and by efforts to create 'ungovernability' in the country".

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The delay of local government elections in KwaZulu-Natal was the direct result of the ANC's "ungovernability" campaign, he added.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Given a decade of "ungovernability", not paying for social services and the existence of alternative structures, the black population would not recognise the authority of a new government that did not deliver the goods overnight.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • With regard to "ungovernability" and "people's power", it was made clear in many statements and discussion documents that the strategic objective of destroying apartheid-created organs of government was to pave the way for establishing popular democratic institutions.

    African National Congress Statement to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission

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