On 25 June 2014, Libyans voted in their second democratic election. In an effort to curtail the violent impact of factionalism on the polls,…
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Download the book Working Democracy, Perspectives on South Africa’s Parliament at 20 Years by Christi van der Westhuizen as PDF here: CvdW – working-democracy-book
Christi van der Westhuizen examines the operations of ‘whiteness’ and claims of ‘Africanness’ in recent comments by Freedom Front Plus leader Pieter Mulder and ANC…
The panelists continue in answering Democracy Works Chairperson William Gumede’s question of why South Africans vote in particular and perhaps predictable ways in 2014.
Democracy Works Chairperson William Gumede poses another question to the panelists: In 2014, why do citizens of South Africa vote the way they do?
Democracy Works Chairperson William Gumede poses the question to the panelists: Can the ANC ever reinvent itself?
Political economist and South African Institute of International Affairs deputy chairman Moeletsi Mbeki discusses South Africa’s future by looking back at Africa’s past. Mbeki…
Post-Apartheid South Africa has elected to do the diplomatic soft-shoe shuffle in matters of human rights, good governance and democracy on the continent. On…
Despite 400 complaints from opposition parties about alleged irregularities, international observer missions have hailed the Independent Electoral Commission for a “credible, fair, free and…
Can the Democratic Alliance chart a way forward for liberalism and rid itself of a pernicious form of whiteness, asks Christi van der Westhuizen….