Mainstream US Republican presidential hopefuls such as Rand Paul and Jeb Bush snatch back control from populist ‘outsider’ candidates.
The ANC's idea of letting the people help choose ward candidates could devolve into a circus.
US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's flawed economic proposals could lead to a trade war – with signficant global fallout.
Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders says there is no reason for the Democrats to give up on Republican strongholds.
From a failed American Idol contestant to an ex-con, everyone seemed to get in on the act in the midterm US congressional elections.
The supreme court's relaxing of donation rules just made US elections even more undemocratic and corruptible.
Harper Reed, Obama’s 2012 campaign chief technology officer talks about the drive's success, but says "tech can't help you if your party sucks".
President Barack Obama has taken the official oath for his second term at the White House in a small, private ceremony.
With the United States election now over, the world waits with bated breath to see how the country will address its looming "fiscal cliff".
The majority who voted for Obama disliked the radical changes advocated by the Republican market and religious fundamentalists, says Slavoj Zizek.
Did US President Barack Obama endorse same-sex marriage because it was gaining acceptance or because it was the right, albeit unpopular, thing to do?
Obama triumphs over Romney, SA get's the Randela, Zille takes on Zuma and Nkandla, and some states in the US say yes to weed smoking. Watch Weekend 101.
Democrats of all stripes and colours rallied behind Barack Obama. Hard-line Republicans betrayed Mitt Romney. And so he lost.
African Americans, Hispanics and women supported Barack Obama's re-election, an uneasy fact for Republicans. Charles Molele reports.
We present some of the most outstanding photographs taken across the globe this week - from the US elections to a Taoist hermit priest in China.
Africa's leaders have been some of Barack Obama's fiercest critics, saying he has not prioritised the continent. Will his re-election change this?
What does Barack Obama's win mean for SA, if anything? Watch our live video featuring the US embassy and send us your questions and comments.
From the topsy-turvy, gaffe-strewn Republican battle to the debates between Romney and Obama, the US election has had many memorable moments.