The reactions to the National Assembly’s motion to amend South Africa’s constitution for the expropriation of land without compensation underscore how divided South Africa remains.
Thuli Madonsela is one of those people in South Africa whose leadership bears the hallmarks of Mandela’s exceptional ethos.
A selection of the most interesting features on Africa published by The Globalist in 2014.
What took South Africa from 1994 to 2014 will not take it to 2034.
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.
Pope Francis is Time’s Person of the Year for 2013. How many other non-Americans have been honored?
Mandela was human, too. When you make something divine, you put it out of reach for yourself.
Nelson Mandela (1918-2013): freedom fighter, political prisoner, President of South Africa, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize.