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Pretoriastroika, noun

Origin:
RussianShow more Formed by analogy with Russian perestroika restructuring.
A term coined by journalists for the political change and accommodation initiated in South Africa in February 1990.
1990 Sunday Times 30 Sept. 22The tentative move by the World Bank to become involved in some development projects in South Africa is one of the first visible pay-offs for Pretoriastroika.
1991 Weekend Argus 26 Jan. 1Stunning events have gripped South Africa. Some people call it Pretoriastroika for it is a revolution of sorts — likened to the astounding changes and ferment which President Mikhail Gorbachev launched in the Soviet Union and elsewhere.
A term coined by journalists for the political change and accommodation initiated in South Africa in February 1990.

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