Ubuntu is a central idea in post-apartheid South Africa, but scholars disagree on whether it informs the Constitution or undermines it.
What the bullying ANC doesn't get is that our democracy is almost more than just numbers.
Rising at the chance to showcase his own martial art skills, the president confirms his attendance at the Karate World Cup. The nation is thrilled.
M&G readers air their views on religion and the Constitution, land reform and the Israel-Palestine conflict.
By provoking debate on his religion's relation to the law Mogoeng opens himself - and, by extension, his office - to criticism, debate and engagement.
Chief Justice Mogoeng responds to the outcry sparked by his comments about fusing law and religion, which is concerning as SA is a secular state.
South Africa requires the same levels of wisdom, insight, passion and leadership it had 20 years ago in order to complete the transformation.
Zambia's Parliament has been adjourned until June after it refused to publish its new draft constitution, which took three years to produce.
The ideals of the Mahlabatini Declaration of Faith were integrated into the Constitution, but many are still waiting for their practical fulfillment.
The presidency has denied media reports stating that President Jacob Zuma said he wants to change the Constitution.
When information is hidden, corruption may take root, writes former chief justice Sandile Ngcobo.
President Jacob Zuma did not sign the controversial Protection of State Information Bill and has sent it back to the National Assembly to be reviewed.
Lawfare over the Constitution is among the most consequential features of our current political environment.
Zimbabwe's lower house of Parliament has approved a draft constitution that was endorsed in a March referendum, paving the way for new elections.
Enviromentalist Saliem Fakir looks at how attitudes to green issues have changed.
Seven members of Zimbabwe Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai's party have been assaulted while campaigning on the eve of a constitutional referendum.
Zimbabwe's police have raided the offices of a monitoring group in what some fear is a move by authorities to harass them ahead of a referendum.
Zimbabwe's Parliament has begun discussing a new constitution that will reduce the president's powers and setup a peace and reconciliation commission.