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21 Up South Africa21 Up South Africa offers insights into the social and political changes occurring throughout the country since the fall of Apartheid. SBS, Sunday, December 2, 9.25pm.

Gough Whitlam: In His Own Words — Examines Whitlam's legacy on the 35th Anniversary of the "It's Time" election that brought him to power. SBS, Sunday, December 2, 11.40pm.

Cutting Edge: Running from Mugabe — As Zimbabwe's political and economic crisis deepens, victims of President Robert Mugabe's violent regime are being forced to flee for their lives. SBS, Monday, December 3, 1.35pm.

Rampant — There was fierce opposition from the religious right, but 25 years after the initial AIDS outbreak, Australia's decision making has saved thousands of lives — especially when compared to the USA where "morality" has outweighed practicality in dealing with the illness. ABC, Monday, December 3, 8.30pm.

Race for the Beach — Mecca Laalaa, a hijab-wearing Muslim girl sets her heart on becoming a surf life saver at Cronulla, the Sydney suburb famous for powerful waves and hating Muslims. SBS, Tuesday, December 4, 7.30pm.

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