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27 Feb 2012
 
 
 
 
Youth League now unlikely to influence ANC leadership, policy battles
POLITICAL INSIGHT
With the appeals committee having upheld Malema’s conviction by the disciplinary committee of the ANC on charges of bringing the party into disrepute and sowing division, will the Youth League be...
 
 
17 Feb 2012
 
 
 
AU Vote a Setback for South Africa
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
The 18th Summit of the African Union (AU) that took place in Addis Ababa this week has led to a sudden surge of interest into the workings of the organisation. This is due to the intense battle for...
 
 
14 Feb 2012
 
 
 
PART 3: The 1960s and beyond: Illegality
VIDEO SERIES
When the ANC was banned in 1960, the organisation immediately decided that it would continue to operate illegally. This was easier said than done. The ANC was a mass organisation and not everyone...
 
 
 
 
PART 2: ANC’s focus on mass movement during the 1950s
VIDEO SERIES
The ANC YL, formed in 1944, described itself as the ‘powerhouse’ of the ANC. It developed a programme of action which was adopted by the organisation as a whole in 1949. Walter Sisulu was then...
 
 
 
 
PART 1: Examining ANC history: the beginnings
VIDEO SERIES
The ANC centenary celebrations offer an opportunity to reflect on its beginnings as an organisation which drew people from different backgrounds; workers, intellectuals, chiefs and others, despite...
 
 
07 Feb 2012
 
 
 
Desperately seeking health reform – Is ‘NHI’ the solution?
HELEN SUZMAN FOUNDATION
If 2011 was the year of headlines of despair on South Africa’s poorly functioning public health system, from mismanagement and corruption, to preventable deaths, 2012 needs to be the year of...
 
 
20 Jan 2012
 
 
 
China not the only threat to democracy
POLITICAL INSIGHT
In 2010, I spent a month at the Stellenbosch Institute of Advanced Studies (STIAS) as a research fellow.
 
 
13 Dec 2011
 
 
 
Luthuli and MK
RAYMOND SUTTNER
Much discussion around Chief Albert Luthuli’s life concerns his attitude to the formation of Mkhonto we Sizwe (MK). Only a few days after receiving the Nobel Peace Prize in December 1961, MK was...
 
 
 
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