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  • South Africa lawmakers re-elect Cyril Ramaphosa as President

    South Africa lawmakers re-elect Cyril Ramaphosa as President

    Ramaphosa will be sworn in on Saturday and name a deputy president and cabinet at the weekend.

    May 23, 2019
  • Voice of Reason

    Voice of Reason

    In course of her long and heroic struggle against apartheid, Winnie Mandela was greeted with adulation and loathing in almost equal measure. Her passing on Monday, therefore, affords an opportunity for South Africa to reflect on whether the ruling African National Congress has done enough in government ~ since 1994 ~ towards honouring the sacrifices …

    April 4, 2018
  • Will corruption end with Zuma?

    Will corruption end with Zuma?

    Was it a controversial indictment of corruption that led to the resignation of South African President Jacob Zuma on 14 February? Zuma has all along denied any wrongdoing. Jacob Zuma, one of the colourful compatriots of Nelson Mandela, was elected as the fourth president in May 2009 – that is, since the end of apartheid …

    March 1, 2018
  • Recovery of South Africa

    Recovery of South Africa

    The election of Cyril Ramaphosa as the leader of South Africa’s African National Congress has been greeted with a fair measure of hope and optimism across the world. He is set to take over as the next President and the implications of the change of guard¬† in Johannesburg are profound. The party that nearly 25 …

    December 21, 2017