Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Mandela’s Fading Dream

With the World Cup in full swing, the world’s attention is focused on South Africa. While the games have so far gone off smoothly, the same can’t be said for the political situation in South Africa. The nation may see itself as both a rising regional power and the face of the continent in the new century, but at home South Africa is starting to slide into familiar patters of corruption and poor governance; quite a tumble for the prosperous, multiethnic country Nelson Mandela dreamed about. In my latest post over at The Mantle, I take a look at the state of the “Rainbow Nation” and how today’s leaders are failing to uphold Mandela’s dream.
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