Recent protests against President Jacob Zuma outside parliament in Cape Town.
A ruling by a South African court makes it unlikely that the country will see any nuclear development in the foreseeable future.
The face and character of protests in South Africa seems to be changing.
Protests in South Africa have largely been confined to black working class townships and informal settlements. Is this beginning to change?
Ethiopia has been ruled by a coalition since 1991.
Corruption has become entrenched in Ethiopia because of the political dominance of a single party -- the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front.
South Africa’s cabinet reshuffle saw Malusi Gigaba become finance minister and Sifiso Buthelezi his deputy.
A captured South African Treasury is bad news for the country's poor but the view that the capture is a natural enemy of the market economy is a myth.
Colombians marched in Bogota on April 1 against corruption, the FARC peace process and national politics in general.
It is vital for people to demand transparency, but when popular outrage is manipulated for political purposes, democracy suffers.
Protesters hold banners during a mass protest in Pretoria calling for President Jacob Zuma to step down.
On both economic and political dimensions South Africa potentially has a long way further to fall from its current messy institutional realities.
Protesters call for the firing of South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma.
The latest backlash against South Africa's President Jacob Zuma sees demands for his removal grow wider and deeper than ever before.
The notion of South African exceptionalism runs deep. Many people in the country believe that in some cases they are superior to the rest of the continent.
South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma in Parliament.
South African President Jacob Zuma's follies cost the ANC dearly during last year’s election. Is it too late for the party to save itself come 2019?
It's long past time the ANC acted to end the Zuma era. But does it have the moral backbone to act?
The sacking of South Africa’s Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has created uncertainty about the future of the country’s finances.
The removal of South Africa's finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, is the greatest threat to public finances experienced in the post 1994 era.
Ahmed Kathrada leaves a legacy filled with self-sacrifice and courage.
Amed Kathrada's legacy can be used as an example for a good life. South Africans will miss his unwavering courage to speak out on matters of national interest.
A civil guard informs people of an ongoing raid as part of a corruption probe in Torrejon de Ardoz near Madrid, Spain.
Can Spain learn from a decade marked by high-profile political corruption scandals involving money embezzled from regional governments and mismanagement in urban planning and construction?
Clamping down in Moscow.
Anti-corruption protests in more than 80 cities spell trouble for the 2018 presidential election campaign.
Economic inequality has psychological effects.
It is well known that economic inequality is rising. In most industrialised nations the distribution of wealth and income is becoming increasingly concentrated. In the United States, the top 10% of earners…
South Africa’s economy was built on strong mining activity which has declined in recent years.
The economic transformation discussion document released by South Africa's governing party, the ANC, fails to be radical.
The euphoria many South Koreans feel at the demise of Park Geun-hye is offset by worries about the future of their political system.
Protests in South Africa have been growing, showing increasing discontent with the state.
Corruption is leading to instability in South Africa, which in turn poses a threat to the country's national security.
Protestors in South Korea calling for punishment.
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Fighting corruption in the business world requires transforming the internal structure and culture of big companies.
South Africans waiting in line to register for social grants.
South Africa's social grant scandal seems to back up highly regarded views on public governance that Public Private Partnerships aren’t naturally efficient.