1998 in South Africa

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1998 in South Africa
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1998 in South African sport

Years in South Africa

The following lists events that happened during 1998 in South Africa.

Events[edit]

January[edit]

  • 3 January - Six policemen from the North East Rand Dog Unit set their dogs on three suspected illegal immigrants, allowing the animals to savage the three men while the officers hurl racial insults.[1][2]

March[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

  • 16 July - Bulelani Ngcuka is elected as the first National Director of Public Prosecutions.

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

December[edit]

  • Sivan Pillay discovers SA Rock band Watershed in Times Square, Sandton.
  • 10 December - South Africa states it opposes the Congo talks set in Zambia next week.[5]

Unknown date[edit]

  • The Black Tie Ensemble is founded by Mimi Coertse and Neels Hansen.

Deaths[edit]

Sports[edit]

Athletics[edit]

  • 22 February – Frank Pooe wins his first national title in the men's marathon, clocking 2:13:09 in Pinelands.

References[edit]

  1. ^ CNN News (29 November 2001). "Police jailed over dog attack". CNN. Retrieved 30 August 2007. 
  2. ^ Tendai Dumbutshena (17 November 2000). "Racist, barbaric incident leaves SA shellshocked". Zimbabwe Mirror. Retrieved 30 August 2007. 
  3. ^ "Mandela calls summit over Congo". 21 August 1998. Retrieved 8 February 2015. 
  4. ^ "South Africa shifts position on Congo". 3 September 1998. Retrieved 8 February 2015. 
  5. ^ "South Africa opposes Congo talks". 10 December 1998. Retrieved 8 February 2015.