South Africa's ruling party, the ANC , is mishandling the process leading towards land expropriation without compensation.
It's becoming increasingly difficult to take South Africa's ruling party seriously when it talks about economic reform.
Southern Africa's liberation movements have been losing popularity and confronting a crisis of legitimacy.
South Africans can't afford to let the land debate be reduced to a shouting match.
Clarifying when and how the South African constitution allows for expropriation of land without compensation will strengthen property rights.
South Africa's constitution has been amended 17 times already. But, the procedure for doing so is onerous.
Mandela did not make the decision to jettison Taiwan and recognise China. He adhered to a decision by the governing ANC.
Mandela continues to serve as a rare example of a principled politician committed to forgiveness and reconciliation.
Legislation to control the private funding of political parties in South Africa is long overdue.
South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa needs to display that wrongdoers of the Jacob Zuma era are going to be held accountable through prosecution.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has to show that he's a decisive leader who can take unpopular decisions.
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s popularity has improved the favourability of the governing ANC among South Africans.
Nelson Mandela's centenary celebrations provide a chance to debunk the lie that he sold out black South Africans.
The positive energy that's greeted the new South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, will turn to protest if economic challenges are not addressed quickly.
ANC renewal and the war on corruption is one thing. But transforming the character of the South African political economy is quite another.
The chaos visiting South Africa's North-West province shows that ordinary people in rural areas have got a raw deal from ruling party.
Many young South African mothers who deserve to get the child support grant are excluded.
South African parties are recognising that coalition politics is now part of the political landscape and is here to stay.
Mandela’s reconciliation message may have partly reflected his view of the world. But it was also a product of his party, the ANC.
Corruption has become one of the biggest concerns for South Africans living in a province that has erupted in violence.