Twenty five years into democracy a minority community in Mthatha in the Eastern Cape claims they have been discriminated against.
This week we focus on the country’s first road map to transformation, the White Paper on the Reconstruction and Development Programme (RDP). The paper was released on the 21st of September 25 years ago and set the tone for a kind of country the African National Congress (ANC) government wanted to see.
Social cohesion advocate Sipho Mantula is calling on government to use sport, arts and culture to unify South Africans. Mantula’s call comes as South Africans celebrates the country’s rich and diverse heritage.
This week we focus on the day when King Goodwill Zwelithini and the Zulu Royal House cut ties with former IFP leader, Prince Mangusuthu Buthelezi. Buthelezi was the traditional prime minister at the time and the storming of the Enyokeni Palace by IFP supporters had sparked the bitter royal dispute.
On 9 September 1994, members of the South African army protested for the first time in history. Most of them were disgruntled former ANC guerrillas.