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Bophuthatswana coup d'état

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  1. of March 1994 occurred in the tribal homeland of Bophuthatswana and resulted in the reincorporation of the homeland into South Africa following the negotiated ending of apartheid

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  2. The mutiny of the Bophuthatswana Defence Force followed a major civil service strike, and was supported by heavily armed, paramilitary members of the right-wing Afrikaner Volksfront (AVF) and white supremacist Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging (AWB) invad

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  3. The single most publicised event of the coup was the killing of three wounded AWB members who were shot dead at point-blank range in front of journalists by a Bophuthatswana police constable, Ontlametse Bernstein Menyatsoe

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  4. The conflict is remembered mostly for an incident in which 3 AWB members were shot dead in front of television cameras by a member of the Bophuthatswana Defence Force

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  5. In 1990 South African State President F.W. de Klerk began negotiations to end apartheid, unbanning the African National Congress and releasing Nelson Mandela from prison

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