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FORUM CONTRIBUTION: The state of our democracy

Volume: Volume 13(2) - 2009

Article type: Forum contribution

Author/s: Tutu, Desmond

In the Annual Dullah Omar Memorial Lecture for 2008, Emeritus Archbishop Desmond Tutu reflects on 'The State of our Democracy'. The speech commences with a brief historical background of the past that South Africa inherited and sets the tone for the critical assessment that follows. It highlights some of the challenges inherited from the past which, if not dealt with, may 'augur ill' for the future. But the overall conclusion is that '[w]e have a wonderful land with immense potential'.

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Desmond Tutu

Archbishop Emeritus; Chancellor, University of the Western Cape; Founding Member of the Board of Trustees, Community Law Centre, University of the Western Cape

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