We caught up with some local celebrities and politicians to find out what they hope to achieve in the Year of the Goat.
The desire for a united South Africa has decreased, according to a study evaluating changes in social attitudes and political views.
Vice-president Guy Scott can influence who takes over, but factions riddle Zambia's ruling party.
The opposition alleges Zambian President Michael Sata is too ill to manage affairs of state properly.
From Frans Cronje to Pumla Gbodo-Madikizela, four authors shared what their new books are about during a panel discussion at this year's festival.
The presidency has released a statement denying that Jacob Zuma played any role in the controversial appointment of SABC's Hlaudi Motsoeneng.
General Solly Shoke, Lieutenant General Zakes Msimang and Secretary for Defence Sam Gulube have been found in contempt of court.
President Jacob Zuma will resume public engagements next week after a period of rest, according to the presidency.
The Bassline Africa Day concert features top South African acts performing alongside some of the continent's most celebrated new talent.
Penny Busetto's struggle to reconcile with South Africa's past is embodied in Anna P, whose unconscious trauma dominates her actions.