How a chief defied apartheid and upheld democracy for the good of his people

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By Jill E. Kelly, Associate Professor of History, Southern Methodist University The recently released report of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s advisory panel on land reform, and the latest efforts to force through two controversial traditional authority bills, point to the continued legacies of changes to the relationship between traditional leaders, their followers, and land […]

What’s next for Tunisia after Essebsi’s death?

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By Dr. Noureddine Aloui , sociology lecture in the Tunisian National University The late president slipped away without leaving a strong political legacy, with his allies seemingly the first to move on and his party fragmented into five. When we were children, our elders would say that former president Habib […]