David Smith reflects on a Machiavellian Jacob Zuma, a warped Robert Mugabe, and the people of South Africa and the continent who won his admiration.
Robert Mugabe, the Zimbabwean president, is being honoured for supposedly "injecting fresh energy" into the global quest for harmony.
Joice Mujuru brings with her a welcome dose of excitement, but is yet to demonstrate her ability to build a true mass movement.
This week we take a look at the crime stats, the corrupt take a stand against the corrupt and just so you know, we are not gays!
This week Mugabe shows his age, SA rugby (still) needs transformation, the Flabba saga continues and Chile earthquake leads to mass evacuation.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has gifted the Twittersphere with more reasons for laughter after he read the wrong speech in Parliament.
Robert Mugabe read the wrong speech at the opening of a new session of Parliament in Zimbabwe, repeating an address he gave last month.
Zimbabwean peasant farmers accuse Billy Rautenbach of destroying their livelihoods.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe will be quizzed on the economic crisis following his State of the Nation speech.
For first time in over 15 years, Mugabe openly asked for Western re-engagement in the ailing Zimbabwe economy in his State of the Nation address.
There is no money for compensation, but 23 white-owned farms have been targeted.
Chenjerai Hove, a leading Zimbabwean writer and outspoken critic of President Robert Mugabe, has died in Norway where he was living in exile.
SA will enquire into the controversial circumstances surrounding the departure of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir in defiance of a high court order.
African leaders gathered in Sandton for the Nepad heads of state meeting on Saturday were told that the continent had a lot to celebrate.
New documents allege that Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe — then prime minister — was the architect of Matabeleland's mass killings in 1983.
Factional fights continue to dog Robert Mugabe's Zanu-PF.
They argued that the World Bank and the IMF cannot solve the world's economic problems, and "a new global economic order" must be built.
The president floats like butterfly and stings like a bee, but Mugabe shows him who's the real king of the ring.
Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe says the wave of violence against foreign nationals in SA should never happen again elsewhere on the continent.