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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - May 22, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba 22 free May 1990 official Dies in racial riot gasoline soaked Man set on fire South Africa Blacks stabbed an official said to be a govern ment poured Gaso line on him and set him on fire yesterday in rioting a Day after police fixed on Black Demon residents the Black identified Only As died after he was burned by the Black youths in Chabong township in the racially torn mining Centre of the residents police opened fire sunday on Black demonstrators at a mass meeting that had agreed to end a Boycott of White businesses called in protest against White vigilante three wounded Blacks died leaving a total of seven dead from the a spokesman locals said Radical township youths apparently were angered by the decision to lift the Boycott and began stoning and looting businesses police said they fired because crowds leaving the meeting threw rocks at police units and set fire to White racial tension has simmered in an Orange free state town 320 Kilometres South of to since armed White extremists began vigilante patrols in ostensibly to fight Black Blacks responded with the the crisis grew last wednes Day when Black miners clashed with Security men and stoned and stabbed to death two White mine White groups have vowed vengeance for the mine As the angry Blacks rioted yes driving intruders out of Chabong with stones and 30 armed White Neo nazis took Over the funeral of one of the Whites and turned it into a paramilitary five Khak shirted members of the afrikaner ing afrikaner resistance move sporting Swastika like in fired a 21shot pistol Salute above Sydney Koens grave in a Village near Welkom has become a Flash Point in a countrywide confrontation Between militant Blacks who demand a rapid end to apartheid and White right wingers who have sworn to fight with Force against president de Klerks re african National Congress Leader Nelson Mandela said in yesterday that the police shootings showed the South african government was either allowing police Vio Lence or was unable to Stop West germans give South Africa Hope of new investment Bonn Reuter South Afri can president de Klerk said after meeting West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl yester Day he believes West Germany will Start investing even More in his de who is on an 18day tour of nine european said he briefed Kohl and West German foreign minister Hans Dietrich Genscher on political changes he has made and South Africa potential role As a Busi Ness partner for he said his talks with Kohl were positive and constructive and he believes West already South Africa largest Trade and Europe eco nomic will increase its role in Southern it has a role to he told a news there Are profits to be and i am sure German industrialists and businessmen will grasp the opportune West German Bankers said it is too soon to expect a Rush of More credits to South de Klerk said it is time to reevaluate South Africa because of repeal of some apartheid legalization of the african National Congress and preliminary talks with Anc leaders earlier this anti apartheid activists have dismissed much of de Klerks reforms As de Klerk talks positive Bonn government spokesman Hans Klein said Kohl welcomed the reforms As farsighted and Well balanced and noted it was useful because the visit coincided with a review of the european Community policy toward South Klein did not Rule out Bonn trying to influence the Community to halt economic sanctions against South a persistent theme of de Klerks tour has been a vision of South Africa As an economic powerhouse rescuing an impoverished continent from spiral Ling into negotiators Clear hurdle Johannesburg Reuter the South african government and Nelson mandelas african National Congress have cleared a major hurdle obstructing serious negotiations on a new cons Titu it was reported government and Anc officials trying to establish a procedure for releasing political prisoners have made Good Progress and will report Back to their the Johannesburg sunday times newspaper quoting a highly placed the joint working group was established under the groote Schuur issued May 4 after three Days of historic talks Between teams led by Mandela and president de the group was Given a deadline of yesterday to work out an acceptable plan for releasing Anc political a sticking Point in Progress toward talks on in addition to indications the group made there was speculation the Anc and the Zimbabwe government Are close to a Deal on the release of a South african spy and six others held in zimbabwean jails for attacks against the their release would make it easier for Pretoria to reciprocate by freeing jailed Anc political sources reports in Harare indicated zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe might act this week to release the seven the groote Schuur group is now expected to turn to other issues considered easier to re solve than the prisoner release including the repatriation of some Anc members living in a review of Security Laws and an end to a Foury Earold state of the government announced saturday that 38 leading Anc members in exile will be granted a three month indemnity from prosecution if they return a Justice department spokes Man said the indemnity which expires should be seen As a temporary measure to satisfy immediate she said further announce ments could be made but declined to on an african said saturday in the egyptian capital Cairo he is prepared to consider a cessation of hostilities if de Klerk takes serious Steps to dismantle he noted this does not mean an end to the armed the key Concession demanded by Pretoria before further Progress on constitutional Reform can be the Anc is planning important meetings this week with White South african interest Mandela is to meet about 500 top businessmen wednesday to discuss the Economy in a Post apartheid South food on Canad Armaos food fire Imperf bit collection m Bath four popular items and two plans to choose from Only our Cash Heister 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