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Mandela and Mugabe

This week in 1994: Democracy 25

14 August 2019, 3:50 PM

This week we focus on former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s visit to South Africa. Mugabe was the first African Head of State to visit Pretoria following the watershed 1994 general elections.

Overcoming alcohol addiction: A tale of two recovering alcoholics

13 August 2019, 5:45 PM

Alcohol consumption is expensive in South Africa due to the sin tax. This, however, doesn’t stop South Africans from indulging in a tipple or two. SABC News spoke to two recovering alcoholics and they are urging fellow South Africans to be cautious when hitting the bottle as their lives could be changed forever by just one drink.

This week in 1994: Democracy 25

7 August 2019, 1:55 PM

This week we focus on arms control in South Africa. Gun smuggling at the international border between South Africa, Swaziland and Mozambique was a norm during the armed struggle in the 80 and early 90s.

SANDF logo and SA flag

This week in 1994: Democracy 25

31 July 2019, 4:02 PM

This week, we wrap the month of July with the focus on the impact of the declining budget for South Africa’s National Defence Force (SANDF). While the money allocated to the military has been declining since the dawn of democracy – concerns over this were first raised in 1994.

Think before you tweet logo

Think before tweeting

30 July 2019, 5:40 PM

Social media’s growing role in the public discourse can never be disputed. To mitigate risks that come with the ever growing popularity of social media platforms, companies have introduced social media law policies, which dictate how their employees should behave while expressing themselves on the internet.



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