The heated debate of racism, prejudice and racial discrimination once
again takes the spotlight as several countries gather in Geneva,
Switzerland to attend the United Nation’s Durban Review Conference.
For a certain generation of South Africans, elections are not only a time for making decisions and pondering the future, but also a time of recollection and, perhaps, a time when we scratch the scars of hurtful memories, writes Tim Cohen.
As part of the Department of Home Affairs' turnaround strategy, from 8 April 2009 South Africans applying for a passport will
receive a document with improved security features, making
it more difficult to forge.