South Africa: 25 years after the end of apartheid

South Africa: 25 years after the end of apartheid

The end of the apartheid regime in 1994 marked the beginning of hope for political and economic change in South Africa. 25 years later, we take a look at what has remained of the initial spirit of optimism. This series of interviews voices the perspectives of civil society, academia and the media from South Africa and its former liberation allies Nigeria and Kenya. They underline the importance of the fight against apartheid throughout Africa and the challenges facing South Africa today.

People must continue to strive for democracy

Interview

Akpan Hogan Ekpo, Professor of Economics and Public Policy at Uyo University in Nigeria, talks about the state of democracy in South Africa 25 years after the end of apartheid.