Focus 13 - 1st Quarter 1999

African renaissance depends on rule of law and human rights: Mbeki should condemn Mugabe's attack on the free press, denounce the use of torture and call for respect for the rule of law. How many people will be able to vote?: The prospects of a smoothly-run election will not be good if large numbers of potential voters find that they are excluded.
Challenging Mugabe

As public anger rises in Zimbabwe, what are the chances of peaceful political change?

Interview: Chief Buthelezi

The IFP leader talks about rapprochement with the ANC, his treatment by the TRC and election preparations.

Probing the media

The HRC said it would base its interpretation of racism on "internationally accepted definitions" adopted by the UN in 1965.