“South Africa is sliding downhill while much of the rest of the continent is clawing its way up,” wrote The Economist recently. For close to two decades, South Africa has basked in the glow of a peaceful transition from apartheid to majority rule, but the country’s endemic corruption, violence, and failing public services can be ignored no longer. Some even wonder if the misrule by the African National Congress could turn South Africa into a Zimbabwe-like failed state. With comments by Ambassador Ebrahim Rasool, John Kane-Berman will discuss the likely future of political and economic developments in South Africa.
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