Tag: politic

Surviving under Mugabe: Zimbabwe’s deepening crisis

Print section Print Rubric:  A ruined country is waiting for the old man to go Print Headline:  Surviving...

Polarised politics in Kenya: Uhuru Kenyatta’s hollow victory

Print section Print Rubric:  A landslide re-election is marred by an opposition boycott Print Headline:  Kenyatta’s hollow victory...

Rescued and deradicalised women are returning to Boko Haram. Why?

Girls and women who join Boko Haram simply tend to see it as the best option available to...

Liberia’s presidential runoff: On the strange appeal of George Weah

Why do so many people want the inexperienced and untested former footballer to be president? George Weah’s campaign...

Parliament meeting to deliberate over Sassa

A joint meeting of Parliament's Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) and the Portfolio Committee on Social Development...

Zumas decision not to institute inquiry into Jiba is unconstitutional

High Court heard that President Jacob Zumas decision not to institute an inquiry into the fitness of NPA...

SABC News – Time for women to take up leadership positions: Sisulu:Sunday 29 October 2017

Lindiwe Sisulu says the time has come for women to take up their rightful positions as leaders of...

SABC News – Maimane says poverty and unemployment a challenge for Free State :Saturday 28 October 2017

Mmusi Maimane says the province has the highest unemployment rate in the country, and is a captured state...

Malema’s land case moved to next year

The case against EFF leader Julius Malemahas been postponed in the Bloemfontein Magistrate's Court in his absence, to...

Strong man redux: Kenya’s fresh election is preposterously flawed

Print section Print Rubric:  Kenya’s fresh election will do little to improve the president’s legitimacy Print Headline:  Strong...

Women on top: 5 must-see African films with strong female leads

Women have been at the heart of some of the most powerful new films from Africa. Here are...

Liberia’s election run-off: A choice between two imperfect options

Keeping the incumbent party in office may be difficult to bear, but hope that the opposition will bring...

DA pushes for review on Mkhwebanes fitness

The Democratic Alliance says it's determined to ensure the resumption of a full review of Public Protector Busisiwe...

Kenya’s election rerun: What happened today. What happens tomorrow.

What matters now is that President Kenyatta demonstrates restraint in dealing with protesters and shows magnanimity in victory. Opposition...

ANC conference will prove party is not divided: Mokonyane

ANC National Executive Committee member Nomvula Mokonyane says the party's national elective congress in December will dispel what...

The world has put its faith in CAR’s leadership. It should think again.

Is it right to assume that President Touadera’s government is working towards peace? President Faustin-Archange Touadera on a...

Zuma denies Russia’s influence on Cabinet reshuffle

President Jacob Zuma has strongly denied reports that he met with a Russian delegation before changing his Cabinet...

Remembering and responding: Somalia after the blast

The most positive thing that can come out of the horrendous incident is for Somalia’s leadership to galvanise...

Fighting African insurgencies: Are vigilantes the solution?

Turning to non-state armed groups to combat insurgencies is a big risk. But there are ways to limit...

President Zuma must release fees commission report: Nehawu

Nehawu on Monday said it was demanding that President Jacob Zuma "immediately" release the fees commission report on...

The Economist explains: Why Boko Haram uses female suicide-bombers

Main image:  BOKO HARAM has used more female suicide-bombers than any other terrorist group in history. Of the...

[Watch] Ramaphosa addresses SANCO Bua Moagi Programme

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is in Mahikeng to commemorate the life of one of the renowned international leaders...

Watch Cyril Ramaphosa address in Potchefstroom

Deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa is addressing members of the North West Chamber of Commerce at the North West...

Ramaphosa condemns increasing corruption in SA

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has condemned state capture and increasing government corruption. Source link : http://www.sabc.co.za/news/a/613f8c00430b09f089c3df415b3b8c3d/Ramaphosa-condemns-increasing-corruption-in-SA-20171020 Author :...

Zambia eroding: Four ongoing trends to be worried about

Many of Zambia’s structures and norms are being gradually undermined. President Edgar Lungu at the UN in September...

SABC News – On Wednesday South African’s commemorate ‘Black Wednesday”:Thursday 19 October 2017

The day was the 19 October 1977, when several publications including the religious paper The Veritas were banned.(SABC)...

Cabinet reshuffle’s target was Nzimande: Cosatu

Cosatu says the latest cabinet reshuffle by President Zuma raises eyebrows as some of the people were appointed...

EFF commends decision to remove Nzimande

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has lauded the firing of Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande from cabinet. Source...

Leapfrogging is only so good. Africa needs to make things.

Africans remain consumers of technologies invented elsewhere, not their creators. A textile factory in Lesotho. Credit: John Hogg....

Veterans League to finalise its resolutions on ANC candidates

The newly elected top five of the African National Congress Veterans League will finalise its position on matters...

Ramaphosa says ANC needs visionary leaders

ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa says the upcoming elective conference in December must elect visionary leaders who have...

DA upbeat about 2019 elections

The Democratic Alliance (DA) says the road to take over the ANC in 2019 is promising. Source link...

WATCH Ramaphosa address YCLSA

ANC deputy president and a presidential hopeful Cyril Ramaphosa has received a warm welcome in Durban at the...

WATCH: Eighth Ahmed Kathrada lecture

Former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is the keynote speaker at the eighth Ahmed Kathrada lecture at Wits University....

SABC News – ANC in the North West calls for unity in the ruling party:Saturday 14 October 2017

ANC provincial chairperson Supra Mahumapelo says unity is putting the interest of the ANC above personal issues.(SABC) The...

SABC News – Political parties welcome court ruling in Zuma case :Friday 13 October 2017

The court dismissed an appeal by President Jacob Zuma and the National Prosecuting Authority against a high court...

SABC News – Mantashe calls on Veterans League not to abandon ANC:Friday 13 October 2017

Mantashe was reacting to the ruling by the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein which dismissed with costs...

SABC News – New witness to testify at Moerane Commission:Friday 13 October 2017

A new witness is to be called to testify in the commission.(SABC) The Moerane Commission, that is investigating...

SABC News – EFF six will continue seeking legal guidance :Friday 13 October 2017

The council for the applicants, Advocate Katleho Mofokeng says that the judge only entertained the matter of urgency...

Waiting for lift-off: Sudan’s economy is in trouble, even without sanctions

Print section Print Rubric:  It will take more than the end of sanctions to fix Sudan Print Headline: ...