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25th August 2017 It is now a matter of record – rather than an issue for serious debate – that the presidency of Jacob Zuma has been an unmitigated disaster for... →
24th August 2017 Do South African trade unions still represent the working class? The South African labour landscape has undergone massive changes in the past few... →
23rd August 2017 Zimbabwe’s first lady, Grace Mugabe, has been granted diplomatic immunity and allowed to leave South Africa after allegedly attacking and injuring... →
22nd August 2017 Grace Mugabe, the wife of President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe, is accused of assaulting a young woman while on a visit to South Africa. A week... →
21st August 2017 Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga and his National Super Alliance are contesting the country’s general election results in the Supreme Court.... →
21st August 2017 A nation “once again… gripped by grief”. This was how Ernest Bai Koroma, president of Sierra Leone, described the effects of the mudslide that... →
17th August 2017 Five years ago this week 44 people were killed in the course of an industrial dispute at a platinum mine in South Africa’s North West Province... →
15th August 2017 During the recent G-20 meeting in Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel floated the idea that African countries should be given weapons as part of... →
15th August 2017 The conventional view is that insecurity of land tenure results from the lack of a registered title deed which records the property rights of... →
8th August 2017 South Africa’s governing African National Congress has got itself into one hell of a pickle. The National Assembly is due to debate an opposition... →