In episode 15 of the FW de Klerk Foundation’s exclusive biographical videos on President FW de Klerk, viewers will learn about the events between 1994 and 1996.

Mr De Klerk and Dave Steward, a long-time associate, friend and the current FW de Klerk Foundation Chairman, will discuss:

  • The 27 April 1994 elections
  • FW de Klerk’s concession speech
  • The inauguration of President Mandela
  • Government of National Unity (GNU)
  • FW de Klerk’s role
  • Initial cooperation
  • Increasing clashes with Mandela
  • Negotiations on the final Constitution and failure to achieve agreement on power-sharing
  • Increasing frustrations within the GNU and the decision to withdraw


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