South Africa

Commentary on the second Transkeian general elections, bold on 25 October 1968. Although the pro-apartheid ruling Transkeian Nationaal Independence Party (T.N.I.P.) made substantial gains at the expense of the Democratic Party (D.P.) and the Transkei People’s Freedom Party (T.P.F.P.), more than a third of the voters have remained loyal to the D.P.’s multi-racial principles after five years of separate developmente The T.N.I.P.’s gains are analysed. A further step to separate development was the formal opening of the first session of the new Ovamboland Legislative Comicil in Ovamboland, South West Africa, the second Bantustan. The Ciskei on 14-11-1968 took a major step towards independence when the reconstituted Ciskeian Territorial Authority had its first session formally opened by the Minister of Bantu Administration and Development; the Tswana Territorial Authority was formally open ed in Mafeking on 12 December 1968. Finally some other news.

Title: South Africa
Author: Anonymous
Year: 1969
Periodical: News Letter
Volume: 3
Issue: 1
Pages: 40-46
Language: English
Geographic term: South Africa
Abstract: Commentary on the second Transkeian general elections, bold on 25 October 1968. Although the pro-apartheid ruling Transkeian Nationaal Independence Party (T.N.I.P.) made substantial gains at the expense of the Democratic Party (D.P.) and the Transkei People’s Freedom Party (T.P.F.P.), more than a third of the voters have remained loyal to the D.P.’s multi-racial principles after five years of separate developmente The T.N.I.P.’s gains are analysed. A further step to separate development was the formal opening of the first session of the new Ovamboland Legislative Comicil in Ovamboland, South West Africa, the second Bantustan. The Ciskei on 14-11-1968 took a major step towards independence when the reconstituted Ciskeian Territorial Authority had its first session formally opened by the Minister of Bantu Administration and Development; the Tswana Territorial Authority was formally open ed in Mafeking on 12 December 1968. Finally some other news.