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The Conservative Party of South Africa (Konserwatiewe Party van Suid-Afrika in Afrikaans) was a far-right party formed in 1982 as a breakaway from the ruling National Party. Led by Andries Treurnicht, a former Dutch Reformed Church minister, popularly known as 'Doctor No', it drew support from white South Africans, mostly Afrikaners, who opposed Prime Minister PW Botha's reforms, which they saw as a threat to white minority rule, and the racial segregation known as apartheid. It became the official opposition in the whites-only Parliament in the elections of May 6, 1987, when it surpassed the liberal Progressive Federal Party. The President of South Africa is the head of state and head of government under South Africas Constitution. ... Thabo Mvuyelwa Mbeki (born June 18, 1942, in Idutwa, South Africa) is the President of the Republic of South Africa. ... The Deputy President of South Africa is appointed by the President of South Africa. ... 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Tony Leon Anthony James Leon (born 15 December 1956) is a South African politician and the leader of the Democratic Alliance, South Africas main opposition party. ... The Judiciary of South Africa is an independent branch of government, subject only to the South African Constitution and the laws of the country. ... The South African Constitutional Court (Afrikaans; Die Konstitusionele Hof van Suid Afrika) was established in 1994 by South Africas first democratic constitution: the Interim Constitution of 1993. ... The South African Supreme Court of Appeal (Afrikaans; Hoogste Hof van Appel van Suid Afrika) is the South African court that has the final say on all matters other than those that involve the interpretation of the constitution. ... The High Court of South Africa is a court of law in South Africa. ... Magistrates Courts in South Africa are the lower courts and the courts of of first instance and decide all matters as provided for by an act of parliament. ... Elections in South Africa gives information on election and election results in South Africa. ... Political parties in South Africa lists political parties in South Africa. ... A map of the nine provinces of South Africa South Africa is currently divided into nine provinces. ... Foreign Relations of South Africa South African forces fought on the Allied side in both World War I and World War II, and it participated in the postwar United Nations force in the Korean War. ... The history of South Africa encompasses over three million years. ... Information on politics by country is available for every country, including both de jure and de facto independent states, inhabited dependent territories, as well as areas of special sovereignty. ... Afrikaans is a West Germanic language mainly spoken in South Africa and Namibia with smaller numbers of speakers in Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland, Zimbabwe and Zambia. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The National Party (Afrikaans: Nasionale Party) (with its members sometimes known as Nationalists or Nats) was the governing party of South Africa from June 4th 1948 until May 9th 1994, and was disbanded in 2005. ... Andries Treurnicht (1921-1993) was the founder and the leader of the Conservative Party in South Africa. ... The Dutch Reformed village church of St. ... Afrikaners are an ethnically distinct group of Caucasian descendants of European settlers, arriving in modern day South Africa on and after 16 April 1652. ... P.W. Botha Pieter Willem Botha, (born January 12, 1916) commonly known as P.W. and as die groot krokodil (the great crocodile) was Prime Minister of South Africa from 1978 to 1984 and State President of South Africa from 1984 to 1989. ... A dominant minority is a group that has overwhelming political, economic or cultural dominance in a country or region despite representing a small fraction of the overall population (a demographic minority). ... The Rex Theatre for Colored People, Leland, Mississippi, June 1937 This entry is related to, but not included in the Political ideologies series or one of its sub-series. ... A segregated beach in South Africa, 1982. ... The Parliamentary Opposition is a form of political opposition to a designated government, particularly in a Westminster-based parliamentary system. ... The Parliament of South Africa, has undergone many transformations, as a result of the countrys tumultuous history. ... 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In the local elections of 1987, the Conservative Party won 60 municipalities out of 110 in the Transvaal, and 1 out of 4 in the Orange Free State. The Conservative Party received 43% of the Afrikaner votes and 7.5% of the english speaking votes. Flag of Transvaal The Transvaal (lit. ... Capital Bloemfontein Created 1854 Dissolved 1900 Official language Dutch (Afrikaans more common) The Orange Free State (Afrikaans: Oranje Vrystaat) was an independent country in southern Africa during the second half of the 19th century, and later a province in South Africa. ... Afrikaners are an ethnically distinct group of Caucasian descendants of European settlers, arriving in modern day South Africa on and after 16 April 1652. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ...


In the late 1980s the party established links with the far-right anti-communist pressure group in Britain, the Western Goals Institute, who hosted at least two visits to London by Dr. Treurnicht and other delegates. The first commenced on 5th June 1989 when Dr. Treurnicht was accompanied by Clive Derby-Lewis, M.P. for Krugersdorp, and Carl Werth, the party's organizer in Natal, on a ten-day tour of European capitals. The Conservative Monday Club, also a firm supporter of white rule in South Africa, hosted a major black-tie banquet at the Charing Cross Hotel in London for Dr. Treurnicht and his entourage in June 1989, for some 200 guests. Anti-communism is opposition to communist ideology, organization, or government, on either a theoretical or practical level. ... The Western Goals Institute (WGI) was a hard-right pressure group in Britain, formed in 1989 from Western Goals (UK), which originated in 1985 as an offshoot of the US Western Goals Foundation. ... The Conservative Monday Club (widely known as The Monday Club) is a British right-wing pressure-group with its origins in the Conservative Party. ...


The Conservative Party led the "no" campaign during the 1992 referendum, when white South Africans where asked to determine whether or not they supported the negotiated reforms started by the government. The result was a deafet for the Conservatives and the "no" side, when 68% of the voters voted "yes". The South African referendum of 1992 was held on 17 March 1992 in South Africa. ...


About this time, as apartheid was being dismantled, the Conservative Party reached the peak of its influence, with 39 Members of Parliament, but its support rapidly declined after majority rule in 1994. Clive Derby-Lewis was found guilty in 1993 (ironically under the emergency legislation enacted by the white parliament to counter terrorism) of involvement in the assassination of South African Communist Party leader Chris Hani. In 1997, party leader Ferdi Hartzenberg testified before the Truth and Reconciliation Commission that the assassination had been carried out on the party's behalf.[1] 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated like the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal. // Events January Bill Clinton January 1 : North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) goes into effect. ... Clive John Derby Lewis was born on 22nd January 1936 in Cape Town, and was a South African parliamentarian, firstly in the National Party and then in the Conservative Party. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... SACP symbol South African Communist Party (SACP) is a political party in South Africa. ... Chris Hani, born Martin Thembisile Hani (June 28, 1942 – April 10, 1993) was the leader of the South African Communist Party and Umkhonto we Sizwe, the armed wing of the African National Congress (ANC). ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ferdinand Hartzenberg (born 1936) is a South African politician and was the last leader of the Conservative Party in South Africa between 1993 and its merger with the Freedom Front in 2004. ... The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) was a court-like body assembled in South Africa after the end of Apartheid. ...


In 2003, the Conservative Party joined forces with another party of similar views, the Freedom Front, to form the Freedom Front +. The Freedom Front (Vryheidsfront) is a South African political party that aims to protect Afrikaner interests. ...


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