Wednesday, 7th June 2023

South Africa: 30 years after abolishing apartheid

March 17, 1992: This date will forever be remembered in South Africa as the day when whites voted to end the apartheid system that privileged them and oppressed others. The country has seen momentous change since then — but is still wracked by injustice and poverty.


15 Apr 2018
Thousands of mourners gathered in South Africa's capital on Saturday (April 14) to bid farewell to anti-apartheid heroine Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. The funeral ceremony united the nation as people from various political divides celebrated her life.
16 May 2018
In 1988, the anti-apartheid activist Dulcie September was assassinated in central Paris. She was the representative of Nelson Mandela's African National Congress in France and was also investigating alleged illegal arms deals between Paris and Pretoria
9 Feb 2019
The 'apartheid road': West Bank highway sparks controversy.
28 Apr 2019
South Africa emerged as a 'rainbow nation' on 27 April 1994, after half a century of white rule, black oppression and racial segregation. It still faces huge problems. What happened to Nelson Mandela's dream?
10 May 2019
South Africa elections: Turnout at its lowest since end of apartheid.
18 Oct 2019
The women who fought apartheid
18 Feb 2020
The last South African president to lead under apartheid has apologised for saying that white minority rule was not a crime against humanity. And we head to Salt River in Cape where the annual Public Arts Festival is bringing more art into the community.
30 Apr 2020
Goldberg was one of Nelson Mandela's closest colleagues in the struggle against apartheid in South Africa. He spent 22 years in jail as the only white man to be convicted alongside Mandela.
22 Jul 2020
He was the last remaining survivor of the historic Rivonia Trial that sentenced activists like Nelson Mandela to life imprisonment. His death signaled "the end of a generational history," said President Ramaphosa.
20 May 2021
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa tells FRANCE 24 that the situation in Gaza reminds him of the apartheid era in his own country, with Israeli actions against the Palestinians evocative of an apartheid state. He said South Africa stands by the Palestinians but urged both sides to sit down and negotiate as was done in South Africa in the early 1990s.
11 Nov 2021
Former president FW de Klerk, the man who freed Nelson Mandela, has died. The last apartheid president passed away at the age of 85 after a battle with cancer.
6 Dec 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Tuesday⁣⁣ ⁣⁣