South Africa at a Crossroads

South Africa at a Crossroads

South Africa has managed, once again, to shock the world with a brutal crackdown on workers. In a series of events eerily reminiscent of apartheid, police killed 34 striking miners and then charged the miners themselves with murdering their colleagues. The killing...

South Africa’s Political Turmoil

South Africa has entered the most difficult political period since the end of apartheid in 1994. At the heart of the crisis is the question of the future direction of the country. President Thabo Mbeki will be stepping down in 2009, but the battle for succession has...