South Africa: Fundamental Failures

Power cuts have become almost routine, attacks on refugees from Zimbabwe and elsewhere have left dozens dead and hundreds injured, and the man most likely to become president faces corruption charges. These dramatic upheavals are symptoms of South Africa’s failure to confront its long-term problems.

The World Today
Published 1 July 2008 Updated 15 October 2020 5 minute READ

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