The harmattan of our discontent
The film clip of two minutes is of a confrontation between the police/army armed with tear gas canisters and live ammunition AND local journalists armed with jotters...
Deputies and their bosses
During these last two weeks or so, the leader of the British Labour Party rescued his deputy from being thrown out of his position by making his position nonexistent in the party organogram or Organisation chart. This particular deputy is one of the greatest critics of the leader of the party.
Conversation on xenophobia
Chimurenga: On the xenophobia conundrum, the chickens have finally come home to roost.Emeka: What do you mean? Which home and what kind of roosting?
Ramaphosa sworn in as president of South Africa
Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday took the oath of office as president of South Africa at a colourful ceremony, vowing "a new era" amid expectations...
Victory in sight for ANC in closely-watched South Africa poll
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's ruling ANC was in touching distance of election victory Friday but with diminished support, complicating efforts to revive the country's flagging economy and fight corruption, results showed.
A drean destroyed…when can we begin to dream again?
In three days time, South Africans go to the polls to elect members of the national parliament and the provincial houses of assembly.
'Give change a chance': South African opposition leader Maimane
The leader of South Africa's main opposition party urged voters Saturday to give "change a chance" in next week's general election after 25 years of ANC rule. "Let us be brave and give change a chance," Mmusi Maimane told more than 10,000 Democratic Alliance supporters at Dobsonville stadium in Soweto. South Africans go to the…
25 years after apartheid, South Africans still not free
A quarter of a century after the end of the apartheid in South Africa, large swathes of population still aren't free given abject poverty and high unemployment and the scourge of corruption affecting the country, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Saturday.
South Africa power cuts darken ANC's election outlook
Power outages across South Africa this week have blown up into the biggest political threat facing President Cyril Ramaphosa and the ruling ANC party three months away from elections, analysts say.