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.
Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro and astute businessman and former
politician Cyril Ramaphosa are amongst the 28 recipients of the
prestigious National Orders from the South African government on 27