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Zunami! The 2009 South African Election

The South African general elections of April 2009 were the most momentous and important since the 'miracle' elections for a democratic Parliament in...

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Zumanomics Revisited

Zumanomics Revisited is a sequel to the successful 2009 publication, Zumanomics – Which Way to Shared Prosperity in South Africa? This was a...

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Zumanomics: Which Way to Shared Prosperity in South Africa? Essays in Political Economy comes to grips with many of the elements of the...

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Zimbabwe's Land Reform Myths & Realities

Ten years after the Zimbabwean land invasions of 2000, Zimbabwe’s Land Reform: Myths and Realities by Ian Scoones and colleagues, provides the first...

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Zimbabwe Takes Back It's Land

Zimbabwe Takes Back Its Land finds that the new farmers are doing relatively well, improving their lives and becoming increasingly productive,...

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Zimbabwe in Transition

Zimbabwe’s transition to democracy in the post-independence era has been a very difficult one. To date, there have been a number of sustained efforts...

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Writing the Decline

A Compelling Invitation to Take Democracy Seriously

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Women: South Africans of Indian Origin

Women: South Africans of Indian origin steps into a critical gap in our understanding of our evolution into a society united in its diversity.

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Women's Rights

All over the world, women and girls are being denied their social, economic, political and civil rights. The aim of this book is to expose this...

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With my Head above the Parapet: An insider account of the ANC in power

‘There is no room for sentimentality in politics and I am no mood to put a rosy gloss on where we are now.’ – Ben Turok

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Who Killed Hammarskjöld?

Susan Williams has written a shocking exposé of the true story behind the death of the celebrated UN Secretary-General, Dag Hammarskjöld, published...

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When a State Turns on its Citizens

Lloyd Sachikonye traces the roots of Zimbabwe's contemporary violence since 2000, which has seen state-sponsored violence erupting in election...

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What is Left Unsaid

Reporting the South African HIV Epidemic - Selected Journalism, Research and Analysis, 2003-2010.

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Uranium Road

Uranium Road provides rare insights into the history of South Africa's secretive nuclear industry. It explains how South Africa's uranium, a waste...

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Up in Arms

This is an insider’s story of political drama and intrigue during the Mbeki era when the arms deal controversy erupted and pitted Parliament against...

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Unspoken Alliance

Sasha Polakow-Suransky tells the full story of how Israel's booming arms industry and South Africa's isolation led to a hidden military alliance that...

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Understanding Namibia

On 28 November 2014 Namibians will hold their fifth democratic parliamentary and presidential elections.

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UN Peacekeeping in Africa

Nearly half of all UN peacekeeping missions in the post–Cold War era have been in Africa, and the continent currently hosts the greatest number (and...

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Umkhonto weSizwe

Umkhonto weSizwe was arguably the last of the great liberation movements of the 20th century – but it never got to march triumphant into Pretoria.

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Truth is a Strange Fruit

Truth is a Strange Fruit makes extraordinary disclosures about the involvement of a Zionist terrorist organisation in the Park Street bombing. This...

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