Jacob Zuma, who was forced to resign last month, was charged with corruption over a $2.5 billion state arms deal.
Ramaphosa has fulfilled his long-held ambition to lead the country.
His scandal-plagued years in power darkened and divided Nelson Mandela’s “Rainbow Nation.”
Elections in Rwanda and Kenya yield mixed results. In South Africa, cronyism wins the day.
Seven times the Parliament of South Africa had voted on a motion of no-confidence in President Jacob Zuma. And seven times
Though the president dodged a devastating loss, his people have not.
“The atmosphere was peaceful but serious about the message and issue of Jacob Zuma not being fit for president.”
“I’m not saying it's going to be the same as in a Third-World country. I’m saying it will be much worse.”
Grizelda Grootboom recently published "Exit," a book about her violence-ridden and homeless childhood, sex trafficking, her escape from prostitution and her transformation into one of the most vocal survivor leaders in South Africa committed to ending the sex trade.
Prostitution, one of the most brutal forms of male-perpetrated sexual abuse, is illegal in South Africa. While corrupt police are known to arrest and brutalize the women for loitering, buyers of sexual acts are rarely arrested.
Looking at the history of the liberation struggles in southern Africa can, therefore, also open our eyes and sharpen our
One can categorise state capture in two forms. The alleged interference by the Guptas in the affairs of government seemingly
South African President Jacob Zuma apologised to his country on national television just before 8 in the evening after a dramatic 36 hours that ended with him hanging onto power by a thread.
The accountability of public governance in South Africa has come a long way since 1994. When the transitional constitution was hammered out in negotiations in 1993, the primary consideration was to establish an unshakeable commitment to government under law in terms of a binding constitution.
State-owned companies Cutting the cost of running government Mzukisi Qobo, University of Johannesburg Zuma said many state
Fiscal discipline The forthcoming municipal elections will have a dampening effect on political decision-making. Any party