The Heat: 30 Years of Democracy in South Africa

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South Africa marks 30 years of democracy. On April 26th 1994, the country closed the door on apartheid and entered a new system of governance under President Nelson Mandela. But the cracks are showing with mounting challenges such as unemployment, poverty, crime and weak economic growth. 

Joining the discussion: 

  • Kenneth Mwenda is an Extraordinary Professor of Law at the University of the Western Cape. 
  • Ebrahim Rasool is a former South African Ambassador to the United States. 
  • Lawson Naidoo is the Executive Secretary of the Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution. 
  • Nhlanhla Sehume is a journalist and News Anchor.