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Paul Trewhela

Paul Trewhela

    A century of voter struggles told beautifully through people's promise and despair
    A century of voter struggles told beautifully through people's promise and despair
    Promise and Despair: The first struggle for a non-racial South Africa by Martin Plaut (Jacana)
    Mandela: A nationalist and a Marxist
    Mandela: A nationalist and a Marxist
    Hugh Macmillan is not free from what he terms a "Cold War" mentality, when he describes the rigorous research of Stephen Ellis on the...
    From Cold War to the violence of theocrats
    From Cold War to the violence of theocrats
    The Islamist attack in Nairobi last weekend shows how the world has changed. A global chain of horror indicates that Africa is engulfed in a new...
    A treasure trove of?detail, but some loose threads
    A treasure trove of?detail, but some loose threads
    For the first time, a former leader of the South African Communist Party (SACP) and Umkhonto weSizwe (MK) has given first-hand evidence of how the...
    ANC: A party under violent, criminal siege
    ANC: A party under violent, criminal siege
    Are we seeing the return of violence and assassination in South African politics? It certainly looks as though the dynamic of a top-heavy political...
    A massive mark against the lack of accountability
    A massive mark against the lack of accountability
    Last week's local government elections were the most significant political event in South Africa since the first democratic general election in...