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South Africa Cape Town. A supporter of the National Party, the party
responsable for Apartheid, listens with
rapt attention as the party leader, F. W. De Klerk (pictured) delivers
supporters in a small village close to C.T. during the build up to the
country's first democratic elections.
Onlookers look at two fishing boats that were driven onto the beach, by
near Melkbosstrand, about 30Kms north of Cape Town. 2008.
"Easy" Nofomela, one of the men convicted of killing American
Amy Biehl, in Gugulethu in 1993. Here, Nofomela is at his home in
Comet McNaught, over Hout Bay, Cape Town.
South Africa Johannesburg. Members of the predominantly Zulu
Freedom Party, IFP, march in battle groups, or Impi, along Khumalo
road, in Thokoza,
a township in Johannesburg, armed with spears, clubs, and shields. Here
they are marching
next to the single sex hostels they live in, with the police and army
keeping a watchfull eye.
During the period when this pic was taken, the IFP, and ANC(African
National Congress) were invoved
in bloody conflict, fomented by agents of the Apartheid government.
Reveller at a party in Cape Town.
South Africa Cape Town. A volunteer firefighter, sprays water into a
huge blaze, on Steenberg Estate, a wine and golf estate, about 15Km
from the centre of the
W. Cape Province Lamberts Bay. Large numbers of
Rock lobsters lie dying in the sun after they crawled out of the sea,
after a bloom of a microrganism called, red tide, which
leaches the oxygen out of the water. Here, a helicopter picks up tons
a time to drop them far out at sea.
South Africa Johannesburg. A man cries outside the auditorium, after
listening to the testimony being given at the first hearings of the
Truth and Reconciliation Commission(TRC) in Johannesburg, at the
Central Methodist Church.
Black and white, employees and employers, farmers and labourers, lined
up in Paarl, about 60kms from Cape Town, to cast their votes in South
Africa's second general election.
New Age adherents watch the partial eclipse of the sun, which fell also
Winter Solstice in Cape Town, together with dogs and gongs.
South Africa Cape Town. Members of the Treatment Action
outside parliament against the govt's refusal to freely supply
drugs to HIV+ pregnant women, as well as calling on international drug
to lower prices. Administering the drug during pregnancy reduces the
mother-to-child transmission of the desease.
South Africa Cape Town. Police fire rubber bullets and stun grenades at
the strikers had damaged cars and looted shops, during a march through
the centre of
the city. The strikers
were members of COSATU(Congress of South African Trade Unions)
African Transport and Allied Workers Unions), and were demanding an 11%
F.W. de Klerk, and Nelson Mandela, in varying humours at the
National Peace Convention, in Jo-burg. De Klerk was at the time
of the country, and leader of the Nationalist Party, and Mandela,
leader of the African National party, would become president, afer De
Klerk, and both men would win the Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts.
Libyan leader, Muhammar Ghadaffi, gives a victory salute to
waiting media, from the prison cell on Robben Island, in which
spent most of his time in prison. This was during a state visit by the
leader to South Africa.