What were the failures of the Bantustans?

What were the failures of the Bantustans?

  • By 1960 the Bantustan policy had proved a failure.
  • They were too small to accommodate all the people.
  • African nationalism continued yet the whites had thought to end it by Bantu stands.
  • Africans formed their own political parties.
  • Some Africans such as Nelson Mandela got education.




  • Africans managed to organize strikes against white
    domination in South Africa.
  • Some whites remained poor
  • Africans also killed the whites
  • The U.N opposed the policy
  • Opposition form African leaders continued.
  • failed to enforce tribalism as it was intended

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