South Africa's new finance minister comes with considerable skills and political finesse needed to steer the country out of its economic quagmire.
Nhlanhla Nene was highly regarded for refusing to fund former President Zuma's ludicrous rent-seeking projects.
President Paul Biya's credibility and legitimacy are increasingly being tarnished, amid growing support for opposition candidates.
Two authors unpack the fragility of South Africa's political parties and why democracy is a lifelong commitment.
Justice Zondo needs to get under the skin of the politics of state capture in South Africa, to get on record what happened, and why.
In January, three top Russian intelligence officials met with their peers in Washington, D.C. What was their goal amid the Robert Mueller investigation? An expert on Russia speculates.
Urgent measures need to be adopted to prevent corruption linked to illegal fishing activity in and around Lake Victoria.
Corruption can never be eliminated. Whether we like it or not, it has always been part of human nature and will continue to infect society.
Framing xenophobic violence as a question of immigrant victimisation invites divisions between neighbours.
South Africa's dysfuctional municipalities are characterised by very poor, or no delivery, of basic services such as refuse collection.
Public trust in government is sliding and there's a perception that a small elite is reaping the benefits of political influence. This points to the need for a federal anti-corruption body.
South Africa's official opposition, the Democratic Alliance needs to face its racial dilemmas.
The axing of the prosecutions head follows sweeping changes to other king positions in the security cluster by President Cyril Ramaphosa.
In the region of Liguria, and the city of Genoa itself, Calabrian mafia clans have been infiltrating construction projects for decades.
South Africa's Constitutional Court judgment shows concern that the independence of the country's prosecuting authority has been compromised.
The world's largest financial scandal has toppled a government, threatened a currency, and revealed deeply problematic failings at a buccaneering Swiss bank.
Since India established itself as the driving force 20 years ago, cricket has become an exception to Western dominance of global sports.
The fires tearing through the Athens region are not an act of God, but a direct result of corruption and systematic disregard for the law.
Containing wealthy corruptors in underfunded, understaffed prisons is like putting a grizzly bear in a wobbly bamboo cage designed to hold goats guarded by unskilled shepherds.
There are no angels in Pakistan's political scene – except the 'angels' of the military.