South Africans are gearing up for a presidential election on April 22. The results of the race are likely to ripple across the continent, both politically and economically. We speak with one of South Africa’s leading journalists about what’s at stake, and the fascinating personal histories and rivalries that underpin the country’s contemporary politics.


  • Mark Gevisser Author, "A Legacy of Liberation: Thabo Mbeki and the Future of the South African Dream" (Palgrave Macmillan); Southern Africa correspondent, The Nation

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