Twenty-four years into South Africa’s ‘miracle’ democracy, it is clear that the historic 1994 election and the constitutional settlements of 1993 and 1996 were mere starting points, writes Susan Booysen.
What has happened is that the emperor has taken off his ANC garments and his real colours are showing. He is a sly and corrupt tribalist with a penchant for power and shady friends, writes Marius Oosthuizen.
True fame calls for talent, attitude, determination, enigma, style, self-confidence, chutzpah and a wealth of connections. And in South Africa, true fame calls for a fortune too. Farah Fortune, to be exact.