I could find nothing to support this date under the original heading of “abolishing apartheid” as it came up from an ISAR search, but upon further research I could spot an article from the New York Times archives about DeKlerk legalizing the ANC.  That must have been the incident to which ISAR was referring.

A postmodern invention

Apartheid was a relatively recent prohibition into South African politics.  It was instituted after World War II around 1948 when Israel was founded &  the current political party came to power.  One must wonder whether ex-Nazi’s fled to the riches of South Africa, like they did to South America, to try and regroup.

The ANC start

The ANC, the African National Congress, was founded in 1912 originally as the South African Native National Congress.  It had the goal of obtaining voting rights for Coloureds (persons of mixed race and black Africans) in the Cape Province.

In 1923 the SANNC was renamed the African National Congress in 1923 as more militant Communists, then called Leninists emboldened by the fall of the Romanov family in Russia, came to the Cape and took over the SANNC and changed the mandate to embrace all black tribal Africans.

Then it changed focus again, in the 1940s as its Youth League branch made great overtures to young oppressed blacks to eliminate apartheid, then the official South African policy of racial separation and discrimination. The ruling government banned the ANC in toto from 1960 to 1990. During this time the ANC went both underground and outside South African territory for recruits and money.


Banned no more

The ban was lifted in 1990 by Willem DeKlerk, and Nelson Mandela, the president of the ANC, was freed from prison upon which he was elected to head the new South African tri-racial ( black, white and mixed) government.

DeKlerk shared a Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts with Mr. Mandela.  See the  Encyclopedia Brittanica article for more.

The DeKlerk – ANC Map

It shows other countries were the main force for South Africa to stop its segregation practises. There are few planets below in the northern hemisphere, just Jupiter and the Moon and I am going to assume that Jupiter is America because it was definitely both the noisiest and the richest.

The Moon in the second house shows South Africa was worried about economic boycott and so relented.

Why its not a SeeSaw

It is hard to see this as anything but a deviated bowl — the map depicting a split personality of someone kicking and screaming as it submits to a greater power, and then claiming victory for its surrender.

At first the chart looks like a seesaw, the most popular of all temperament types because of the sextile width between the Moon and Jupiter, but if you look closely, it falls rather neatly into a half hemisphere shape — everything is on the Eastern (resources) side of the zodiac.

Heedless to the future

The Midheaven, the destiny of the chart, makes a good rim against Jupiter, while Pluto hovering over on the Ninth-Eighth house cusp suggests a lip 1 As in a lipped bowl   that forces everything into place.  Now Jove changes, and it becomes “fate of the nation” in the fourth house.  It has gets a fateful degree — 01 Cancer 39 or the North Node of Joan of Arc, the French peasant girl of Donremy.

All of this is summed at the ascendant of 18 Pisces “men in cars racing to a stoplight.”  Kent McClung writes suggests the “rejection of all limitation while producing an excess of enthusiasm in action.”  This degree is one of “human liberation” that brings forth joie de vivre with the keyword of Bravado.  Seems rather pertinent under the circumstances.


download the map of deklerk and apartheid.pdf


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    As in a lipped bowl
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