Leadership – 30 Years of Democracy

Leadership magazine is proud to present “30 Years of Democracy”, a special edition published to commemorate the 30-year anniversary of the 1994 elections that summoned in 30 years of democracy.

The publication looks back at the past 30 years and is richly illustrated with historic images as well as written contributions from the likes of President Cyril Ramaphosa, former President Thabo Mbeki, John Steenhuisen, Julius Malema, former Chief Justice of South Africa, Mogoeng Mogoeng, Archbishop Thabo Makgoba, Ronald Lamola, Bantu Holomisa, Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis, Mahlengi Bhengu-Motsiri, Dr Petrus Johannes Groenewald and Nelvis Qekema.

President Ramaphosa and Leadership editor Prof JJ Tabane highlight the fact that these past 30 years of democracy are just the beginning of our country’s journey to success as a nation.

Former Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng digs into South Africa’s legal landscape, Thabo Mbeki talks about the need for a national dialogue to highlight the major problems we need to focus on, John Steenhuisen ponders the future of our democracy, Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi takes our questions on 30 years of the human settlement journey and Julius Malema looks ahead to a future South Africa with the EFF at the helm.

Archbishop Thabo Makgoba looks at the role of different sectors across South Africa, Ronald Lamola pleads for a more humane society, Bantu Holomisa marks up our successes and failures, and Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis offers Cape Town as a template for creating a great South Africa.

We also feature thought-provoking pieces from Mamphela Ramphele, Busi Mavuso, Dr Petrus Johannes Groenewald, Nelvis Qekema and Katlego Moagi.

All this and so much more in Leadership’s “30 Years of Democracy” supplement, on sale and online now.

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