South African politics: a long walk to freedom

I am not a political specialist and I am certainly not aware of all the details in South African politics, but it does grasp me: the South African politics.

Today I read that The Netherlands is ranked number two in the World Press Freedom Index 2014. South Africa is not yet on that level, but was able to climb up to the 42nd place compared to 52nd place in 2013. Still, there is a lot to be done to reach more press freedom. Last Sunday there was an article with picture on the front page of the Sunday Times, which showed a journalist whose phone was taken by an ANC official.

Sunday Times April 27 2014

Pictures of journalist Nickolaus Bauer being erased from phone by ANC official (Picture Sunday Times, April 27 2014)

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