Focus 14 - 2nd Quarter 1999

Focus 14 - 2nd Quarter 1999

Helen Suzman Foundation | May 14, 1999
We cannot afford another five years like the last: Editorial. Count us out: The number of potential voters has been revised to make registration figures look better.
Eastern Cape battles

Intense competition for votes in the ANC's heartland has renewed fears of violence as the election approaches.

Militant residents

New groups have sprung up in impoverished towns of the Eastern Cape to fight municipal corruption and non-delivery.

Culture clash

Alfred Moleah's American management style won him few friends at the University of the Transkei. Simon Dagut reports.

In defence of Boesak

Despite the evidence, the ANC could not accept the guilt of its comrade, writes Patrick Laurence.

Count us out

The number of potential voters has been revised to make registration figures look better.

After the TRC

The failure of the ANC's collective application for amnesty has forced a rethink of its policy.

In the name of Hani

While the main ANC election poster carries a smiling Thabo Mbeki, the South African Communist Party’s main poster features Chris Hani with the slogan “Remember Chris Hani — Vote ANC”.

Rand crisis test

This crisis could well coincide with Mboweni’s takeover at the Reserve Bank and be made to look like a vote of no confidence.

Interview: Joe Seremane

As a black man in a predominantly white party, Joe Seremane says he is often accused of being a sell-out.

Interview: Roelf Meyer

Roelf Meyer, a white man in an African party, campaigning in Magoda, Richmond, talks about why the UDM must preach tolerance.