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Vol 52 No 5

Published 4th March 2011


South Africa

Making history

As next year’s centenary of the African National Congress approaches, a row is raging over how to portray Presidents Nelson Mandela, Thabo Mbeki and Jacob Zuma in the ANC’s official history. Zuma appointed his ally Mac Maharaj, a former Transport Minister, to coordinate the writing. Mbeki’s supporters say he and his team have not consulted them.

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