Focus 12 - 4th Quarter 1998

More power for the ANC alliance will not help create employment: The overwhelming issue facing the electorate is unemployment. Interview: Mohlolo Kgopane, general secretary of the Malamulela Movement for the Unemployed. "The unemployed have been increasingly marginalised in society. We have embarked on a campaign to mobilise them."
A deal to protect the mighty

The existence of an early deal between the ANC and NP would explain the remarkable immunity of apartheid cabinet ministers.

US aid to South Africa

RW Johnson asks why the ANC government should determine how American taxpayers’ money is spent.

Words that offend

Andrew Kenny asks if political correctness is invading Afrikaans dictionaries.