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Time for US to import some democracy

The mere fact that one cannot confidently predict who the next president of the United States will be tells you a lot about American society.

Rights are at risk without principled leadership in the US Supreme Court

COMMENT: My sons, I weep because Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who fought gender discrimination, has died and Donald Trump, under whom hardwon victories have been eroded, wants to be elected president again

How the coronavirus pandemic could get Trump re-elected

US President Donald Trump is good at channelling voters’ anger. And anger about the effects of Covid-19 is a factor that could help him win another term

The Democrats have a cunning plan to get Trump re-elected

The bid to impeach the president failed, Iowa was a disaster and Adam Schiff is a PR nightmare

Editorial: Democrats must unite

The best chance for Democrats to beat Trump is by taking an opposite approach to his insular and isolated one

Trump trial opens with fiery clashes over witnesses

The two sides squared off in fiery exchanges that circled around the procedures for the trial and gave the Democrats an opportunity to spell out their arguments for Trump's guilt on national television

South Africa’s liberals are failing to wrap their heads around race

The white liberal establishment, both inside and outside the DA, holds onto its race-blindness by distorting the South African idea of “non-racialism”

Despite restrictions, digital spending hits record in US midterms

Facebook's political ad report showed $353-million spend by campaigns on its platform since May

The midterms show Trump might not get re-elected in 2020

Contrary to what President Donald Trump has claimed, this was a bad election for him

Democrats seize US House but Trump averts ‘blue wave’

Tuesday's contest saw several historic firsts in the Democratic camp

Americans start voting in midterm verdict on Trump rule

At stake are all 435 seats in the House of Representatives, 35 seats in the 100-member Senate, 36 governor's posts and seats across the US

US midterms: Key factors of the 2018 elections

The US midterm election has been a tug of war over key issues, but none has had a more dramatic impact on voters than Donald Trump

Coalition crash leaves DA cornered

The party has a lot to do after the spectacular failure of its much-vaunted strategy to govern

Democratic election sweep is lousy anniversary gift for Trump

The Tuesday night results amounted to a sweeping repudiation of what critics have called Trump's politics of division.

Ethiopian set to run for US Congress

“I believe that when I get elected, the president and his team will work with me very closely”

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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