MOELETSI MBEKI: How can we complete the process started by FW de Klerk?
SA’s social structure tells us who has not benefited from our constitutional transformation
My family and many other SA families made huge sacrifices to achieve the constitution we have today.
However, SA’s first democratic constitution was not the constitution that was negotiated between 1990 and 1996. It was the 1853 Cape constitution. Why did SA need a second democratic constitution in 1993 if it had already enacted a democratic constitution 140 years earlier? The answer was the South Africa Act of 1909...