South Africa's end of term report at the helm of the Open Government Partnership shows that it failed to meet key targets it set for itself. But it also shows improvements in some areas.
Cyril Ramaphosa is in pole position to become president of South Africa's ruling ANC, 20 years after he lost the position by Thabo Mbeki. But, it won't be easy. Neither will rebuilding the party.
One of the world's cleaner democracies just threw out its president for corruption. How can countries do a better job of keeping their leaders clean?
The South African economy stands to benefit if the country's president steps aside because he has had a destructive economic impact.
All eyes are on the next move from President Jacob Zuma after he survived a bid from senior ANC colleagues to remove him. The fallout is expected to be focused on the economic cluster of government.
Massive state capture activity is taking place in the South African water sector under the guise of radical economic transformation, threatening financial sustainability and water supply.
Former South Africa's President, Thab Mbeki, has made a remarkable intervention that condemns parliament's failure to act against President Jacob Zuma. But he is eight years too late.
South Africa's central bank should urgently insulate the rand from further financial chaos by imposing tighter exchange controls.
President Xi Jinping has set himself up with an impossible task: keep the economy humming under state domination, while trying to eradicate corruption.
Even after seven years of incompetence and dodgy dealing, Jacob Zuma's presidency has yet to reach its nadir.
Corruption is a political tool is China and it all depends on where you stand, as to who's to blame. One thing is for sure- Western standards don't apply.
The idea of giving South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma amnesty in exchange for early exit is tempting but it will set a bad precedent.
The video which shows South African President Jacob Zuma sleeping in parliament during the 2016 mid term budget is symptomatic of a much larger problem of lack of respect for the public.
Recent political events suggest that South Africa is at a crossroad where it could either be tipped into a fully corrupted state or saved by multi-party plurality
Sam Allardyce was tackled over third-party ownership of football players. But what is it and why does it matter?
The beautiful game has never seemed uglier. But it also can bring joy and togetherness, even to the most desperate.
When even the most senior politicians go on to work as lobbyists, it can profoundly undermine democracy.
South Africa's parastatals are in a dire state. Instead of being the mandated sites of development and profitability, they are costing the public purse billions and have been abused.
A decision by South African hotel and casino group, Sun International to pull out of Nigeria raises many questions about the conditions of doing business in the second largest economy in Africa.
Tajikistan, a longstanding human rights violator, has been cracking down harshly on what's left of its political opposition.