n Journal for Contemporary History - Die "slag van Mmabatho" : die einde van regse weerstand teen die nuwe Suid-Afrika? Deel ii : die finale verbrokkeling van regse eenheid

Volume 32, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0258-2422
  • E-ISSN: 2415-0509



In an effort to prevent the establishment of a new South Africa, armed members of the white rightwing organisation, the "Afrikaner-Weerstandsbeweging (AWB)" invaded the homeland Bophuthatswana on 10 March 1994. According to their leader, Eugene Terre'Blanche, President Mangope had accepted their offer to help him maintain his position. He denied this. The invasion was a tragic failure. Not only were three of their men killed, but they had to hastily retreat in disgrace. It also meant the end of unity between the different rightwing groups.

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