Analysis

Masses are singing from the pulse of President Ramaphosa’s Sona
Masses are singing from the pulse of President Ramaphosa’s Sona
Our country is on a dancing jam inspired by our departed music icon Hugh Masekela’s dazzling song Thuma Mina/Send Me, which was referred...
Why Sirleaf’s win is a big deal for West Africa
Why Sirleaf’s win is a big deal for West Africa
It is very easy to find people in armchairs who criticize Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf. Of course. You can point to the debilitating poverty that remains...
New dawn, old problem: Our democratic system
New dawn, old problem: Our democratic system
The State of the Nation address (Sona) on Friday February 16, given by South Africa’s new president, Cyril Ramaphosa, heralds a new dawn for...
The World Bank needs to return to its mission
The World Bank needs to return to its mission
The World Bank declares that its mission is to end extreme poverty within a generation and to boost shared prosperity. These goals are universally...
A guide to a new South Africa
A guide to a new South Africa
Jacob Zuma has resigned as South Africa’s president – an inevitable move, following the African National Congress’ withdrawal of its support....
Is the wind of change blowing across southern Africa?
Is the wind of change blowing across southern Africa?
On Wednesday February 14 2018, South Africans awoke to the news that there had been a dawn raid on the Saxonwold compound – derisorily...
The Ramaphosa moment: How many Messiahs can one country take?
The Ramaphosa moment: How many Messiahs can one country take?
Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa – forgive me,
Prepare for the time of the robots
Prepare for the time of the robots
I was recently offered the presidency of a university in Kazakhstan that focuses primarily on business, economics and law, and that teaches these...
​The ANC should charge and expel Zuma
​The ANC should charge and expel Zuma
The ANC has had 13 presidents since its founding as the South African National Natives Congress back in 1912. A big part of the lore of the ANC...
Gordhan could be Ramaphosa’s clean-up man
Gordhan could be Ramaphosa’s clean-up man
The king is dead, long live the king! Now that the Jacob Zuma years are thankfully over, what will the Cyril Ramaphosa era bring? The old left...
Morgan Tsvangirai’s courage was in a class of its own
Morgan Tsvangirai’s courage was in a class of its own
Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwe’s iconic opposition leader, passed away on Wednesday evening. Civil society activist and #ThisFlag founder Evan...
The ANC is facing a learning moment, but will they listen this time?
The ANC is facing a learning moment, but will they listen this time?
“Many years later, as he faced the firing squad, Colonel Aureliano Buendía was to remember that distant afternoon when his father took him to...

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