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Africa trade bloc bets on business without borders

The new year started with a crucial step towards free trade between countries on the continent

Review: The pandemic could change politics as we know it. Here’s a guidebook

Jakkie Cilliers’s book about igniting a growth revolution in Africa has some timely lessons as we seek ways to mitigate the economic effects of Covid-19

2019: Africa heads into an election year

Voters in several African nations, including Nigeria and South Africa, are headed to the ballot box in 2019

South Africa’s future may hinge on Ramaphosa’s strategic skills

The IMF may not believe in South Africa's growth, but ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa should plan on preventing another ratings downgrade

Fires, break-ins intended to intimidate Ramaphosa’s faction in the ANC

Rival political factions fighting for state power may be behind the recent spate of break-ins and fires at key government institutions

It’s time for South Africa to look beyond BRICS to improve its foreign policy

The defining characteristic of Zuma’s tenure has been his ability to cloak his private and personal interests in a bigger ideological framework

Pretoria’s African agenda

In part two of our armchair guide to foreign policy, <b>Sean Christie</b> delves into some of the most awkward parts of the country's challenges.

Analysts: Violence jolts complacent ANC

Two weeks of anti-foreigner violence in South Africa have highlighted the growing disconnect between a public impatient for change and a governing party that claims a divine right to rule. Although there is little prospect of the African National Congress (ANC) losing next year's elections, genuine signs of anger have emerged during the crisis.

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

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