A democratic administration is likely to revert to the US’s default position on global affairs, which doesn’t leave much for Africa to celebrate
Democracies are fragile entities that are often captured and exploited by populists, to the detriment of all concerned
US President Donald Trump may have less than a fortnight left in office, but he’s not done yet — he may well be remembered for destroying the Republican party
What started as hate speech ended in violence at the Capitol
Attempts to discredit election outcomes can be dangerous and the United States would do well to heed the warnings from history
“Look on my works ye Mighty, and gimme 50 bucks!”
If it hadn’t been for Covid-19, Donald Trump might have won the presidential election. Almost 48% of voting Americans believe in his brand of democracy, equality and justice.
Its reputation is not being helped at all by the crisis at its independent regulatory body
Much like there was an overwhelming euphoria that gripped many Zimbabweans when they finally said asante sana to Robert Mugabe, Trump’s removal won’t change the colour of America’s fabric too drastically
Trump may well end up losing to Biden, but Trumpism remains a viable political force.
The pandemic will challenge international observation missions, but ensuring fair elections in an essential component of American democracy
The film interrogates patriarchy, but the baseness of the US means there’s nothing left to send up
A Zimbabwean restaurant feeding people in need formed an unlikely addition to Joe Biden’s election campaign
Pushback from strong social movements have recovered democracy for the people of Bolivia and Chile
COMMENT: For this gay, white soldier there simply isn’t a good enough challenger to knock him off his perch
The United States has never been shy to pass judgment on African elections. What does it look like when Africa passes judgment on America’s chaotic vote?
Combatting Covid-19 is as much about public relations as public health. Now is our chance to tell new stories and find new ways of working together
Senator Sanders must explicitly demonstrate that a US government that can guarantee universal healthcare is the best path to building long-term black wealth
As Super Tuesday looms, there are five candidates left in the Democratic race. But the party must ensure it selects someone who will be able to defeat incumbent Donald Trump
The bid to impeach the president failed, Iowa was a disaster and Adam Schiff is a PR nightmare
Asked by reporters at a White House Easter event for children whether the prospect of impeachment worries him, Trump replied: "Not even a little bit."
Donald Trump, the oldest person ever elected US president, will be 74 on Inauguration Day 2021
"What we are seeing in the West, as many commentators have observed, is a surge in ethnic nationalism."
On Wednesday evening, thousands of protesters thronged streets in midtown Manhattan, New York, marching to the Trump Tower.
Donald Trump’s unexpected victory in the US stunned many across the globe.
The academic believes the Democratic candidate will win the US election and slammed Republican candidate Donald Trump as racist and xenophobic.
Trump’s recent pronouncement that he might not accept the outcome has led many to ask whether he poses a threat to democracy.
The daughter of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump should ask herself whether his race for the White House will help or hurt her.
Bernie Sanders is on a roll after the upset win in Michigan – but the odds on him winning are slim.
Like Donal Trump, former American president Andrew Jackson was despised by many – yet this outsider managed to become US president.
The Republican frontrunner has bragged about picking up support in nearly every demographic – and he’s not far off base.
Leaders such as Dick Cheney and Paul Ryan are concerned about Trump’s impact on the Republican brand after he proposed shutting Muslims out of the US.