Tuesday, May 24th, 2011
Hein Marais assesses last week’s election results in South Africa: The election outcome presents the ANC with little more than temporary respite. Disgruntlement and community protests will continue, and the party’s authority will be tested, not least by its own supporters. These are not teething problems. They are anchored in deeper economic and social crises
Monday, December 20th, 2010
Political economist Hein Marais’ 1998 book, “South Africa Limits to Change: The Political Economy of Transition,” is a classic of the late 1990s. I have described Marais before, on this blog, as “… one of the trenchant...