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Topic: List of Presidents of South Africa


  
  President of South Africa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
The President of South Africa is the head of state and head of government under South Africa's Constitution.
The President is elected by members of the National Assembly, the lower house of Parliament, usually being the leader of the largest party, which has been the African National Congress since the first non-racial elections were held of April 27, 1994.
Along with Mbeki, the last State President, F.W De Klerk also served as Deputy President, in his capacity as the leader of the National Party which was the second-largest party in the new Parliament.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Presidents_of_South_Africa   (260 words)

  
 Profile - South Africa
South Africa, southernmost country in Africa, bordered on the north by Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, and Swaziland; on the east and south by the Indian Ocean; and on the west by the Atlantic Ocean.
South Africa’s 2,800 km (1,740 mi) of coastline has few bays or coves and only one good natural harbor, at Saldanha Bay in the southwest, which is used mainly for the export of iron ore. Other ports are essentially artificial, including Durban, East London, Port Elizabeth, and Richard’s Bay.
With the South Africa Act of 1910 the British parliament established the dominion of the Union of South Africa with the four colonies as its provinces.
www.inadev.org /profile_-_south_africa.htm   (18742 words)

  
 List of Presidents of Niger|President Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
president in an older sense of the word to denote the fact that he or she heads the ''cabinet''.
President for Life is a title assumed by some dictators to ensure that their authority or legitimacy is never questioned.
In FranceFrench legal terminology, the president of a court consisting of multiple judges is the foremost judge; he chairs the meeting of the court and directs the debates (and this thus addressed as "Mr President", ''Monsieur le Président'', or appropriate feminine forms).
www.echostatic.com /List_of_Presidents_of_Niger|President.html   (2071 words)

  
 Election Resources on the Internet: The Republic of South Africa Electoral System
The South Africa Act was the result of a political compromise between the two major white ethno-linguistic groups - the Afrikaners, descendants of 17th- and 18th-century Dutch, French and German settlers, who speak Afrikaans (a derivative of 17th-century Dutch) and comprise the majority of South Africa's white population; and the English speakers.
Suzman's courageous defense of South Africa's disenfranchised non-white majority earned her worldwide recognition, as well as the bitter enmity of the NP, whose leaders desperately wanted to convey to the rest of the world the notion that all whites were united behind the government.
President Thabo Mbeki led the ANC to a third landslide victory in a general election held on April 14, 2004.
electionresources.org /za/system   (8482 words)

  
 South Africa: AIDS Treatment Breakthrough
The potential for additional obstacles, however, is apparent in a recent announcement by the South African Medicines Control Council (MCC) that they may prohibit use of nevirapine for prevention of mother-to-child-transmission because of alleged flaws in the studies confirming the drug's efficacy and safety.
At a recent breakfast, during the AU Summit in Maputo, chaired by President Obasanjo of Nigeria, and attended by the Secretary-General of the United Nations, the head of the Global Fund, Dr. Richard Feachem used the phrase that we are "on the verge of an explosion of treatment" throughout Africa.
South Africa is one of the leaders on this continent.
www.africaaction.org /docs03/lew0308.htm   (2941 words)

  
 The Anti-Apartheid Movement:
The late 1970s were marked by an accelerating crisis in South Africa leading to the recommendations of the Wiehahn and Riekert Commissions which aimed at creating a stable fl labour force in the urban areas and the consignment of the rest of the fl population to the derelict homelands.
South Africa was now widely seen as a threat to international peace – a matter which the UN Special Committee on Apartheid had examined in a number of major reports and on which it had played a distinctive role in mobilising international opinion within the UNsystem.
South Africa was forced to renege on repayments of its expiring loans and sought a three-year period of grace for repaying its outstanding international debts.
www.anc.org.za /ancdocs/history/aam/symposium.html   (21561 words)

  
 U.S. Policy in South Africa
His anomalous situation in post-apartheid South Africa led to suggestions that he was an enemy of democracy, and the cause of dissension that led to violence in an attempt to disrupt the electoral process that fl South Africans struggled for decades to achieve.
Yet, because apartheid and the white supremacist Nationalist Party were anathema to the rest of Africa, and because white racism fueled the sentiments for communism among the fl majority in South Africa, a reliable fl alternative to the ANC became essential.
South Africa was described as "the Saudi Arabia of minerals," and South West Africa had once again become vitally important to the West because of Britain's dependence upon it for uranium.
www.namebase.org /diamond.html   (8834 words)

  
 [A-List] South Africa: dilemma for Mbeki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Mr Mbeki, with President Olusegun Obasanjo of Nigeria and Australia's = prime minister, John Howard, will consider whether to impose sanctions = after the organisation's monitors concluded that the presidential = election was held in a "climate of fear".
While the range of options open to the Commonwealth is limited, with = Zimbabwe's removal from the organisation being the most serious sanction = available, Mr Mbeki's position at the meeting could have profound = consequences for the rest of his continent and the renaissance plan he = moulded.
"The South African government may not like it, but the reality is that = it will be harder to aid the continent if Americans perceive that South = Africa and the region is unwilling to stand up for democratic = principles," he said.
lists.econ.utah.edu /pipermail/a-list/2002-March/018105.html   (871 words)

  
 South Africa
President of the Burghers' Council and Chief Commandant
Politie; the President of the Politie would be the formal head of state.
The list of chairmen is very incomplete; dates are given when the person named was active.
www.worldstatesmen.org /South_Africa.html   (4364 words)

  
 South Africa Women's Organisations
In 1996, South Africa became the first country to include a specific provision in the constitution which outlaws discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.
BPW South Africa is affiliated to the International Federation of Business & Professional Women, one of the most influential organisations in the world.
We are Fawesa - which is the South African Chapter for the Forum for African Women Educationalist (FAWE), a partnership of African women cabinet ministers, women vice - chancellors of universities and other senior women policy makers, who assume leadership for education planning and implementation in their countries.
www.distel.ca /womlist/countries/southafrica.html   (1448 words)

  
 South African Libraries and Archives on the Internet
CHEC represents four tertiary institutions in the Western Cape of South Africa: the University of Cape Town, theUniversity of Stellenbosch, the University of the Western Cape and the Cape Peninsula University of Technology." Based in Cape Town, South Africa.
Database includes a union catalog of South African library holdings, the South African National Bibliography, Index to South African Periodicals, list of South African masters' theses and doctoral dissertations, and the past year of the South African government gazette.
Lists the e-mail addresses of the library staff and includes a history of the library which notes that the Steve Biko Letters and Lennox Papers are held in their Africana collection (the Howard Pim Library).
www-sul.stanford.edu /depts/ssrg/africa/rsalibs.html   (2713 words)

  
 Umdaus Press - succulents books, botany books South Africa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
To produce the book, a photographic record of time spent with Gary Player spanning the Presidents Cup and New Year 2004, the author was generously invited to spend a month with the Player family at home, on the golf course, and at the Player farm.
The extraordinary floristic diversity in southern Africa is not only one of the region's greatest natural assets, but also one of the botanical wonders of the world...
South Africa boasts a wealth of Pelargonium species including those in the section Hoarea, geophytes with some of the most unusual and spectacular flowers in the genus.
www.succulents.net /umdaus   (1125 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Books: Mandela : An Illustrated Autobiography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
While photos of protests and trials predominate, there are images of the rural areas of Mandela's youth, of the smoky segregated townships of his lawyer days in Johannesburg, and of Mandela's family and African National Congress comrades.
South Africa's great photographers, including Peter Magubane, Jurgen Schadeburg, and many more, document the events in their country.
South Africa, Robben Island, Cape Town, Walter Sisulu, Chief Luthuli, Communist Party, National Party, National Executive, Oliver Tambo, Joe Slovo, Ahmed Kathrada, State of Emergency, Kobie Coetsee, Port Elizabeth, Raymond Mhlaba, Suppression of Communism Act, Fort Hare, Bram Fischer, Chief Buthelezi, Youth League, Rusty Bernstein, Pretoria Local, Group Areas Act, Victor Verster, Liliesleaf Farm
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0316550388?v=glance   (965 words)

  
 Countries Se-So
The members of the Presidency during this interval were Borisav Jovic (s.a.), Stipe Mesic (s.a.), Momir Bulatovic (s.a.) (to 16 May 1991), Branko Kostic (s.a.) (from 16 May 1991), Jugoslav Kostic (b.
1941) (President of the Presidency to 22 Dec 1992) 22 Dec 2002 - Janez Drnovsek (b.
According to the constitution, the state was to be headed by a committee called the Politie; the President of the Politie would be the formal head of state.
rulers.org /ruls2.html   (11547 words)

  
 IDS: Presidents Cup kicks off in South Africa (Sports, 11/20/2003)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
GEORGE, South Africa -- The photo on the front page of the Cape Times sent a strong signal to captain Jack Nicklaus that the Americans were not taking this Presidents Cup lightly.
The '98 Presidents Cup was played two weeks before Christmas, and a month after the PGA Tour season ended.
Els has won seven times around the world this year and is inspired by playing before a home crowd in the biggest golf tournament South Africa has seen.
www.idsnews.com /print.php?id=19983   (864 words)

  
 South Africa
Bureau of Public Affairs > Office of the Historian > Presidents and Secretaries of State Foreign Travels > Secretaries Travel Abroad > List by Destination > St.
Met with President De Klerk, South African officials, and leaders of the African National Congress (ANC).
Met with President Mandela and delivered an address at the University of the Witwatersrand.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ho/trvl/st/13110.htm   (146 words)

  
 Global Economic Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Non-Japan Asia is at the top of our watch list, hardly surprising in light of the region’s lack of support from domestic demand impetus and extreme reliance on export-led economic growth.
Looking forward, we reiterate our concern on the vulnerability of South Africa to the global business cycle — commodities still account for a non-negligible 50% of total exports or 6% of GDP — particularly in light of continued growth downgrades around the globe.
We are relatively optimistic that the recovery in the domestic economy should continue to gain further momentum, hence compensating for some of the slack on exports.
www.morganstanley.com /GEFdata/digests/20001218-mon.html   (20477 words)

  
 South Africa
South Africa is one of the most geographically varied countries of the African continent, comprising territory that ranges from the rolling, fertile plains of the highveld and the wide opensavanna.
You will find pictures of banknotes from South Africa along with country specific info.
This interactive exhibit, part of the Exhibits Collection, explores South Africa past and present.
www.cybersleuth-kids.com /sleuth/Geography/Africa/South_Africa_   (249 words)

  
 South Africa
Bureau of Public Affairs > Office of the Historian > Presidents and Secretaries of State Foreign Travels > Presidential Visits Abroad > List by Destination > Romania-Yugoslavia
Met with President Mandela; addressed joint session of Parliament.
This site is managed by the Bureau of Public Affairs, U.S. Department of State.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ho/trvl/pres/dest/ry/12765.htm   (71 words)

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