South Africa 2

The changing international context during the 1980s

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Unformatted text preview: black and white apartheid opposition group •In July 1985, the government imposed a virtually permanent state of emergency, leading to massive arrests of suspected opposition members. In 1988, the government banned the UDF and the largest trade union confederation ! Economic Decline •by the 1980s, the de]iciencies in the apartheid economic model had become increasingly apparent •during this decade, South Africa's economy was among the most stagnant in the developing world, growing at an average rate of only about 1% ! ! Internal Reform •by the mid- 1970s, ev...
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