The debt of the Republic of South Africa
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- Scrap the odious apartheid debt!
- By Linda Ensor, Business Day, 29 July 1998.
Legislation to increase state debt by R936m to relieve
provinces of their apartheid debt legacy was tabled in
Parliament. A cabinet decision last year to relieve
affected provinces of their inherited debt, mainly
bank overdrafts, outstanding liabilities and amounts
owed certain pension funds.
- International Campaign against Apartheid
Foreign Debt and Apartheid-caused Debt From Jubilee 2000 South
- 30 November 1998. Findings at a Jubilee 2000 seminar on
Apartheid-caused debt held at Khotso House on Thursday 26
November: The debt is larger than previously thought, and
Apartheid destabilisation of the Southern Africa region
is estimated to have caused US$117 physical destruction and
to have claimed over 2 million victims.
- Apartheid-Caused Debt: The Role of Swiss &
- Media Conference, 11h00, 2nd March 1999, Bishopscourt.
Includes: Document profile, The document in brief, Statement
by Archbishop Njongonkulu Ndungane, "Apartheid Caused Debt:
The role of Swiss and German Finance", by Mascha Madoerin
and Gottfried Wellmer, with a contribution by Martina Egli
(summary of the Research Document excerpts).
- Scrap foreign debt used by apartheid to prop
up the public sector
- SAMWU Press Statement, 2 March 1999. The South African
Municipal Workers Union supports the call by the Jubilee
2000 campaign to scrap the internal and foreign apartheid
debt, in the light of the research report detailing the
illegal role of Swiss and German banks into funding