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Many black South Africans live in appalling conditions with no running water or electricity 27 years into democracy. Anders Pettersson/Getty Images

South Africa needs new thinking for its democracy to work for all

The new governing elite mistakenly believes that the goal of a democratic South Africa is simply to extend to everyone what whites enjoyed under apartheid.
A demonstration in Red Square (since renamed Freedom Square) in the Johannesburg suburb of Fordsburg, South Africa, 6th April 1952. Photo by Jurgen Schadeberg/Getty Images

Book sheds light on apartheid South Africa’s hidden massacre

When the Truth and Reconciliation was mandated to investigate human rights violations from March 1960, that left twelve years of apartheid rule unexplored.
The graves of the victims of the Sharpeville massacre tell a grim story. Frank Trimbos/Gallo Images/Getty Images

Survey shows ignorance about big moments in South Africa’s history – like the Sharpeville massacre

The low levels of familiarity with key historical events indicate that there are serious shortcomings in the development of national collective memory in South Africa.

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