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Party’s woes signify historical dilemma of South Africa’s liberals

The Democratic Alliance’s problems can be traced back to the politicisation of race, which has persisted even after the dawn of democracy in 1994

SA youth plan to skip vote 25 years after freedom

More than half of 18-30 year olds not registered to vote

South Africa 25: The day the state was no longer an enemy of the people

Remembering South Africa's first democratic elections: It's easy to forget that things could have turned out very differently in South Africa

This June 16, remember the Black Consciousness movement – and mourn its tragic demise

It's hard to ignore the tragic demise of a movement that held and had so much meaning and potential.

Elections 2014: ‘Dad was on the wrong side’

A young man says the peaceful election in his home town of Tumahole near Parys means his father did not die in vain in 1994.

Election craze: Top five politically related products online

From EFF berets to ballot papers from the 1994 elections, here are online store Gumtree.co.za's top items being bought ahead of the polls.

Meersman’s follow-up novel is history come alive

The novel, Five Lives at Noon provides a detailed account of the events that led to the demise of legislated apartheid.

An imperfect delivery

Peter Harris's latest book gives ample anecdotal content about SA's first democratic election, but lacks critique.

‘Snot en trane’

Lionel Newton, who plays Treppie in the much-anticipated screen adaptation of <i>Triomf</i>, speaks to Jeremy Kuper about the film.

There will be blood

MOVIE OF THE WEEK: Shaun de Waal reviews <i>Triomf</i> and adaptation from a novel of the same name by Marlene van Niekerk.

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