Focus 11 - 3rd Quarter 1998

Focus 11 - 3rd Quarter 1998

Helen Suzman Foundation | Aug 15, 1998
South Africa needs a strong opposition: ANC supporters, so used to being up against the apartheid state, find worrying about a counterweight to the ANC absurd. The future shape of South African politics: Hermann Giliomee and Charles Simkins discuss the tension that exists between dominant-party rule and democracy.
What the TRC won't tell you

Suspicions about the commission’s moral and political preference for the ANC are well justified, argues Patrick Laurence.

Unrest on the campus

Relaxed students and happy staff feature in the University of Venda prospectus, but RW Johnson finds fear and corruption.

Interview: Tony Leon

The Democratic Party leader talks about recent by-election success and answers critics who accuse it of moving to the right.