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EXTRACT | Rattling the cage: Reflections on democratic South Africa

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Cover of 'Rattling the Cage'. (Supplied)
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'Rattling the Cage' by Brent Meersman takes the reader on an informed tour of the South African reality: from the highs and lows, the successes and failures to FW de Klerk’s gaffes to Fees Must Fall, the Oscar Pistorius trial, the 2010 FIFA World Cup, triple BEE, global warming, the Covid-19 pandemic, gay rights in Africa, and veganism. In this extract, Meersman looks at whether our media can be trusted to tell us the truth.

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