Pik Botha defended apartheid and South Africa's occupation of Namibia, but in the end helped end both.
Understanding the impact of Apartheid requires looking beyond Nelson Mandela's achievements to the bloody struggles of the African National Congress and international forces prolonging the violence.
The South African pressure group Afriforum and its allies want to be the only voices speaking on behalf of Afrikaners.
Calls to impose harsh prison sentences for verbal crimen injuria are often premised on the need to deter such behaviour.
Acknowledging the source of the images would amplify rather than diminish the power of Hank Willis Thomas's political art.
Electoral support by trade union federation Cosatu has been a huge asset for South Africa's governing ANC.
Shortcomings of Namibia's land reforms suggest that voluntary, market-based transactions might not be suitable.
A new project takes a different look at the role of oceans.
If the liberal international order is to survive, countries like Canada will need to defend international human rights law.
Mangosuthu Buthelezi carries extensive accountability for the sectarianism that characterised politics in South Africa before 1994.
Food insecurity among students can impair academic performance or even lead to some dropping out.
As the anniversary of Indonesian independence from the Netherlands approaches, a close look reveals how Dutch policy divides people along racial lines and ignores the Indonesian dead in that war.
South African-born composer Stanley Glasser's musical legacy is in many ways unknown in his motherland which he left under political duress in 1963, and awaits critical engagement.
Mandela did not make the decision to jettison Taiwan and recognise China. He adhered to a decision by the governing ANC.
Rather than transform Israel into an undemocratic 'apartheid' state, the new nation-state law is more likely to ensure that Israel can't be transformed into a liberal democracy or binational state.
Barack Obama is delivering the Nelson Mandela lecture in a changing world dominated by the often outrageous utterances of his successor, US President Donald Trump.
One of South Africa's finest hip-hop crews message was that you couldn't box identities forged through multilingual living in the ghettos.
Drawing on Mandela's legacy, Obama can help the world better understand the nature of threats to democracy.
It was only in the late 1990s, as the world became more interested in South African photographers' work, that Goldblatt's work was identified as extraordinary.
Photographer David Goldblatt's presence through his photographs will always be with us.