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Ten years of freedom
In April 2004, South Africa celebrated the tenth anniversary of the end of apartheid. Surefish writer Charlotte Haines Lyon wrote an exclusive set of articles from the country to mark the anniversary

Letters from South Africa
Jacinta Fox, Christian Aid's southern Africa region communications and information officer, asked a number of the charity's partner organisations to reflect on the first ten years of democracy

Year 10 books
Charlotte Haines Lyon reviews ten books about South Africa to mark the country's tenth anniversary of the end of apartheid

An awesome experience
Charlotte Haines Lyon meets former Manchester United goalkeeper Gary Bailey

The pigeon man
When Noor Ebrahim's home was destroyed, he had to give up his beloved pigeons. But like the former residents of District Six, they kept coming back

Whiter than white?
What a former member of the South African government thinks about the country ten years after the end of apartheid

A room with a view
Once a prisoner on Robben Island in the same block as Nelson Mandela, Lionel Davies now works for the island's museum as a children's educator

Journalist, activist
Charlotte Haines Lyon meets Charlene Smith, a journalist and human rights activist who witnessed the Soweto uprisings