The IEC: 25 Years Later

The IEC: 25 Years Later

South Africa was on the brink of change in the 1990s. Five decades of apartheid, a system of institutionalised racial segregation, was finally coming to an end. The release of Nelson Mandela and other political prisoners had been ordered by President F.W de Klerk in...
Voting is your right, don’t waste it

Voting is your right, don’t waste it

25 years ago, South Africa held its first democratic elections. Democracy meant power to the people and the first step to exercising that power was voting in free and fair elections – a right that the majority of South Africans had been excluded from participating in...