It's early days, but it would be a disaster for the ANC to lose three of nation's main cities, which it controlled before
he damage Zuma has done to the ANC was evident on Saturday when the party attracted less than half the 100,000 people it expected for a key rally
Zuma battles to save presidency as dirt piles up and ANC warns of 'mafia state'; top party organ meets this weekend>
The good news: bonds have surged this week and the rand rallied for the second day, as investors reckon Zuma's grip on power is loosening
Extraordinary fight for control of vital ministry, seen as one of the last bastions of governance, leaving many nervous about the future.
Advances in governance in Africa have stalled since 2008 after nine years of progress, with the 1990s euphoria for democracy said to be stalling.
Continent sorely needs an economic leader to step up, but standing in the president’s way is an ingrained culture of corruption
When night falls, gunfire starts across Burundi’s capital; when the sun rises, residents count the bodies>
“Unless there is sudden progress on dialogue...[Nkurunziza] is likely to be overthrown in a coup” - Christoph Wille, analyst Control Risks
When an egg cost 1 billion Zimbabwe dollars, it was replaced by US currency: Now American money blamed for new crisis>Mike Cohen
Zimbabweans had to pay for restaurant meals before they ate and quotes from repairmen and businesses were valid for only 15 minutes.
‘I believe S. Africa is sliding inexorably toward a perfect storm of discontent, the discontent of the poor, the working class and the middle class.’
Recent management of key firms looks like a revolving door, sending a negative messages to investors.