Focus 15 - 3rd Quarter 1999

Focus 15 - 3rd Quarter 1999

Helen Suzman Foundation | Aug 19, 1999
Reject the "Zimbabwe option": Government attacks on the Democratic Party have become intemperate and aggressive. Deadly force: Safety and security minister Steve Tshwete promises a merciless approach to criminals, but how far should the police be allowed to go in the war on crime?
Day of the Leopard

Mapogo a Mathamaga, the vigilante group that metes out justice the African way, is admired by some, loathed by others.

Deadly force

Safety and security minister Steve Tshwete promises a merciless approach to criminals, but how far should the police be allowed to go in the war on crime?

Aids notification

Dr Zuma’s proposal to make HIV/Aids a notifiable disease was political and the new administration seems likely to drop it.

Cracks in the monolith

The threat of disintegration is now a real possibility for Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF party, writes Trevor Ncube.

Party personnel agency

The ANC's powerful Deployment Committee aims to place the correct people in all key positions of power.

Alliance under pressure

A scheduled alliance summit has been postponed indefinitely, a sign of the strain the alliance is under.