People walk past a mural of former South African President Nelson Mandela in Katlehong, south of Johannesburg, South Africa, May 11, 2015. (AP/Themba Hadebe)
When the New Boss is the Same as the Old

The Hope and Change That Wasn’t in Post-Apartheid South Africa

The ANC’s Cyril Ramaphosa promises change for South Africa, but with a history of favoring neoliberal policy and entrenched with the old guard and its ties to the former apartheid regime, many South Africans are holding out hope.