African politics

 
Goodbye to the West, and hello to China
Goodbye to the West, and hello to China
AFRICAFollowing a campaign that flew in the face of everything liberal elite Americans stand for, Donald Trump is now president-elect of the...
'Native life' 100 after Sol Plaatje published it
'Native life' 100 after Sol Plaatje published it
Sol T Plaatje’s ground-breaking work Native Life in South Africa was published 100 years ago in 1916. Janet Remmington, Brian...
The ANC must choose to boot out Zuma now ... or face the consequences
The ANC must choose to boot out Zuma now ... or face the consequences
POLITICSTime is quickly running out for the ANC to restore the lost confidence in its rule that was evident during last month’s local...
Analysts divided on Zuma's fate
Analysts divided on Zuma's fate
South Africa’s top political analysts are divided on the fate of President Jacob Zuma and whether his political opponents in the ANC can muster...
SA 2nd on list of African countries with most female MPs
SA 2nd on list of African countries with most female MPs
Cape Verde has the highest number of women occupying ministerial positions in Africa with nearly half of its 17 ministers being female, a new survey...
[Slideshow]Finding Fela Kuti
[Slideshow]Finding Fela Kuti
A doccie about legendary musician Fela Kuti's life and politically-charged music has just been released. These images are a snapshot into his world.
Former first son 'cannot go home'
Former first son 'cannot go home'
The son of former Zambian president Rupiah Banda this week told the Mail & Guardian that he could not return to Zambia because there was...
Grasping at Africa's ­future
Grasping at Africa's ­future
Now updated with more malfeasance and suffering, Martin Meredith's The State of Africa: A History of the Continent since Independence (Jonathan Ball) provides a depressingly full picture of Africa in the past half-century. Told in a swift, fact-packed narrative style, it is all...
Zweli Mkhize: The ANC is not a stokvel
Zweli Mkhize: The ANC is not a stokvel
The African National Congress (ANC) is not about individual interests, KwaZulu-Natal chairperson Zweli Mkhize said in Durban on Saturday.
Changing times need appropriate symbols
Changing times need appropriate symbols
The age of the internet, so awash with symbols and images, has made the insignia of the age of African revolution appear so old school.
The state of the state
The state of the state
A variety of authors and contributors ruminate on the challenges facing South Africa, offering insights and advice that the government is unlikely...
Complex chemistry of Africa
Complex chemistry of Africa
It's rather ironic that, on the queen's honours list for 2010, Stephen Chan -- so much of whose work has been in the British Empire's former...

Client Media Releases

Mind the gap!
Traffic deviation on N1 Polokwane Eastern ring road
SA motor industry keeps improving itself
SMS takes to the waves
Become a social media master