Tag Archives: apartheid

Apartheid’s Worst Nightmare: A Flawed and Very Human Hero

Winnie Mandela’s contradictory personas are a reflection of the history of South Africa and of the society that it is today.

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South Africa’s Violent Crime Problem

Decades after Apartheid, violence remains an unresolved obstacle to the country’s success.

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South Africa: Is This What We Want the World To See?

South Africa’s socio-economic strains are becoming untenable.

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Nelson Mandela: Humanity’s Standard-Bearer

For a long time, Mandela’s name was merely worth a whisper. Yet what he stood for now reverberates across the world, loud and clear.

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Mandela, The Man

Mandela was human, too. When you make something divine, you put it out of reach for yourself.

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Nelson Mandela: 95 Years of Fighting for Peace

Nelson Mandela (1918-2013): freedom fighter, political prisoner, President of South Africa, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize.

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Australia: Out of Africa … And Back In

Why are countries like Australia starting to view Africa as a land of economic opportunity?

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South Africa Post-World Cup: All's Well — or Hello Orwell?

Is South Africa experiencing a surge of freedom after the World Cup hype — or is it regressing to apartheid-era laws?

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Zimbabwe as South Africa, Circa 1990 (Part II)

How can Zimbabwe embrace dialogue to resolve its seemingly intractable human rights crisis?

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Zimbabwe as South Africa, Circa 1990 (Part I)

When it comes to Africa, can we learn from our mistakes instead of endlessly repeating them?

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