Over R1 billion in fund – yet Apartheid victims still await compensation

The President’s Fund was established in 2003 under President Thabo Mbeki to compensate Apartheid victims. It has accumulated over a billion rands. Nevertheless, many Apartheid victims who were identified by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) to receive compensation from this fund, have still received nothing. Some have died waiting. By Mary-Anne Gontsana for GROUNDUP.