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Vor·ster

 (fôr′stər), Balthazar Johannes 1915-1983.
South African political leader who served as prime minister from 1966 to 1978 and enforced the apartheid system.

Vorster

(ˈfɔːstə; ˈvɔː-)
n
(Biography) Balthazar Johannes, known as John. 1915–83, South African statesman; Nationalist prime minister (1966–78); president (1978)

Vor•ster

(ˈfɔr stər)

n.
Balthazar Johannes, 1915–83, prime minister of South Africa 1966–78.
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In September 1978, Johannes Vorster resigns from the South African premiership and in June 1979 from the presidency.
In 1997, John Vorster Square, where apartheid-era police abused and tortured suspects, was renamed Johannesburg Central Police Station and a bust of Vorster, a former white leader, was removed.
Nicie Vorster, spokesperson for the SARC, says Rooibos' increasing popularity locally and internationally is encouraging and is a testament to South Africans' affinity for the tea.
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Strange but true that while South Africa mourns the great legacy of a renowned photojournalist, Israel adamantly pursues draconian measures which dinosaurs such as Vorster, Botha, and their contemporaries would have applauded.
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