Liberation movements in southern Africa came to power with promises to deliver a better future for people. But once in power they failed to deliver
SA also betrays its own history. After all, the global community once took a firm stand that the apartheid regime was a crime against humanity.
Recent management of key firms looks like a revolving door, sending a negative messages to investors.
Coalition politics in Africa are rarely on ideology, but on the single mission of kicking out a dominant ruling party, or retaining power
The more the terrain changes under them, the better the veterans adapt. The Big Man has proved to be a very enduring African breed.
The false and dangerous stereotypes we hold about other Africans make us no different from our apartheid oppressors.
Calm after S. Africa xenophobic attacks; but tension high after mixed messages from country's leaders - what they said
The recent attacks are the worst anti-foreigner violence since 2008, when about 60 people were killed and 50,000 forced from their homes.
Helen Zille, 64, said that she won’t make herself available for re-election at the party’s May 9 federal congress, making Mmusi Maimane frontrunner.
With one phone call, Nigeria's Jonathan may have sounded the death knell for Africa’s all-powerful parties
Kaunda became the first independence leader of that class to be voted out of office peacefully in Anglophone Africa.
Radical opposition has vowed to stop president from speaking until he answers questions over Nkandla upgrades.
Despite the efforts of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, differences are still played up.