1992 in South Africa
- 11 – Singer Paul Simon is the first major artist to tour South Africa after the end of the cultural boycott.
- 3 – State President F.W. de Klerk and Nelson Mandela, the African National Congress leader, are jointly awarded the Felix Houphouet-Boigny Peace Prize at the Unesco headquarters in Paris.
- 25 (about) – South Africa and Bulgaria sign a diplomatic agreement.
- 28 – Ownership of the port town of Walvis Bay is transferred from South Africa to Namibia.
- 28 – South Africa and Russia establish full diplomatic ties.
- 12 – Citrusdal in the Cape Province becomes South Africa's first officially recognised non-racial local authority.
- 18 – White South Africans vote in favour of political reforms which will end the apartheid policy and create a power-sharing multi-racial government.
- The Skweyiya Commission finds the African National Congress guilty of having a systematic policy of abuse and violation of human rights in some camps of exile.
- 13 – Nelson Mandela announces his separation from his wife Winnie Madikizela-Mandela at a press conference in Johannesburg.
- 4 – The co.za internet domain is created.
- 17 – Violence breaks out between the African National Congress and the Inkatha Freedom Party in Boipatong, leaving 46 dead.
- 21 – Nelson Mandela announces that the African National Congress will halt negotiations with the government of South Africa following the Boipatong massacre of June 17.
- 9 – Chief Julius Matatu, former Transkei minister and prominent traditional leader, is shot dead at his home in Mqanduli, Transkei.
- 3–4 – Black South Africans participate in a general strike called by the African National Congress to protest the lack of progress in negotiations with the government of State President F.W. de Klerk.
- 15 – South Africa plays its first rugby test since the abolishment of apartheid.
- 7 – 29 people are killed in the Bisho massacre when the Ciskei Defence Force opens fire on about 100,000 protesters in Bisho, Ciskei.
- 28 – The Azanian People's Liberation Army, the military wing of the Pan Africanist Congress, massacres civilians at the King William's Town Golf Club, killing four people.
- 1 – South Korea re-establishes diplomatic relations with South Africa. South Korea first established diplomatic relations with South Africa in 1961, but withdrew its recognition in 1978 in protest of apartheid.
- 19 – State President F.W. de Klerk dismisses 23 senior military officers, including 6 generals, on unfounded suspicion of unauthorized activities designed to disrupt negotiations with the African National Congress.
- Unknown date
- 17 January – Enrico Adolph, soccer player
- 29 January – Eben Barnard, rugby player
- 10 February – Steven Kitshoff, rugby player
- 3 March – Gideon Trotter, sprinter
- 10 March – Zola Nombona, actress
- 23 March – Rynardt van Rensburg, middle-distance runner
- 8 April – James Hilton McManus, badminton player
- 12 April – Chad le Clos, swimmer
- 22 April – Rolene Strauss, model
- 2 May – Grace Legote, rhythmic gymnast
- 3 May – Daniel Sincuba, cricketer
- 21 June – Taariq Fielies, footballer
- 24 June – Dominique Scott-Efurd, long-distance runner
- 26 June – Allisen Camille, badminton player
- 13 August – Jenny-Lyn Anderson, South African-born Australian swimmer
- 26 October – Connie Chen, golfer
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