World IN BRIEF : SOUTH AFRICA : 50,000 Attend Rally for Black Leaders

From Times staff and wire reports

About 50,000 people gathered in South Africa's black homeland of Transkei to hear speeches by Walter Sisulu and other veteran leaders of the African National Congress. The leaders praised reforms adopted by Gen. Bantu Holomisa, leader of the nominally independent homeland, one of four set up by the white government of South Africa. Holomisa recently lifted the state of emergency, freed political prisoners and ended bans on 15 anti-apartheid groups.

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