Blog by Lungisile Ntsebeza: COVID-19 and its implications for South Africa’s democracy

The COVID-19 epidemic has exposed the limitations of South Africa’s democracy. Very little has been achieved to address the critical issue of racialized poverty in the country. At the heart of it all is the failure of the democratic state to resolve the land question, writes Lungisile Ntsebeza of the University of Cape Town, who received an honorary doctorate from Leiden University on 7 February. Read his post in the ASCL Africanist Blog!