1994 elections

 
We dare not dream of freedom until we can effect equality
We dare not dream of freedom until we can effect equality
A quarter of a century is a long time — the face in the mirror is so markedly different from the ones in the photographs that attest to the...
The fine art of polling
The fine art of polling
Nelson Mandela was the only ANC president to sit in on a focus group. Before the 1994 election, as violence threatened the polls, he sat behind a...
SA youth plan to skip vote 25 years after freedom
SA youth plan to skip vote 25 years after freedom
About six million young South Africans are not registered to vote in the May 8 election — a large swathe of the generation who grew up after...
South Africa 25: The day the state was no longer an enemy of the people
South Africa 25: The day the state was no longer an enemy of the people
Twenty-five years ago,  South Africa went to the polls in elections that would bring Nelson Mandela to power, ending 350 years of white...
This June 16, remember the Black Consciousness movement - and mourn its tragic demise
This June 16, remember the Black Consciousness movement - and mourn its tragic demise
POLITICSThe commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the 1976 June 16 Soweto uprising this week cannot avoid confronting the demise of the...
Elections 2014: 'Dad was on the wrong side'
Elections 2014: 'Dad was on the wrong side'
Tambo Sealanyane's father was stoned to death six weeks before democracy dawned in South Africa. In the violence of early 1994, Sello Sealanyane, a...
Election craze: Top five politically related products online
Election craze: Top five politically related products online
Ahead of the May 7 general elections, website ...
[Slideshow][From our archives] In pictures: Remembering the 1994 elections
[Slideshow][From our archives] In pictures: Remembering the 1994 elections
We commemorate Freedom Day with this audio slideshow, featuring Desmond Tutu and newscasts and images from 1994’s historic elections.
Meersman's follow-up novel is history come alive
Meersman's follow-up novel is history come alive
FIVE LIVES AT NOON by Brent Meersman (Missing Ink, 2013)
An imperfect delivery
An imperfect delivery
Birth: The Conspiracy to Stop the 1994 Election by Peter Harris (Umuzi)
'Snot en trane'
'Snot en trane'
Lionel Newton, who plays Treppie in the much-anticipated screen adaptation of Triomf, speaks to Jeremy Kuper about the frustration and rage he...
[Slideshow]Mandela: The early years & political life
[Slideshow]Mandela: The early years & political life
With memorable photos and audio from Nelson Mandela, Desmond Tutu, Ahmed Kathrada and others, we relive Mandela's extraordinary political journey.

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