Even if the nuclear plan can be massaged in South African President Jacob Zuma’s interests, it won't be enough to ensure the deal goes through.
The unfolding misfortunes of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe hold key lessons for his South African counterpart Jacob Zuma who faces the possibility of a forced exit.
Alternative scenarios for tertiary funding in South Africa are set out in a completely separate report from the Davis Tax Committee drawing from work done by the higher education department.
The imposition of the fee free higher education proposal on South Africa's National Treasury without due consideration represents an escalation of the state capture led by President Jacob Zuma.
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma seems to be making a final push to secure the nuclear power deal before his tenure comes to an end. But it won't be easy.
South African President Jacob Zuma's efforts to promote his unpopular nuclear project are weakening him politically but he still seems keen to pursue it.
A different form of state capture is underway in South Africa's rural areas where traditional leaders are selling off people's land to miners. But communities are fighting back.
South Africa's perilous decline under Jacob Zuma's presidency is set out in two non-fiction books that provide unsettling, but essential reading.
There are disturbing questions around the complicity - witting or unwitting - of UK global financial institutions in the transnational network set up by President Jacob Zuma and the Gupta family.
The #Metoo campaign shows that we should not think of Harvey Weinstein as an isolated case, or just one bad apple. There are thousands more like him. Globally, sexual harassment has become normalised.
South Africa's finance minister Malusi Gigaba failed to impress when presenting the eagerly awaited 2017 medium term budget.
South Africa's finance minister's medium term budget speech offered hope of potential economic game changes. But will he be bold enough to make them?
South Africa's finance minister was honest about the problems facing the country. But he made no real suggestions that the government will start doing things differently.
South Africa's 2017 medium term budget reveals a growing gap between revenue and expenditure which places the country in a highly vulnerable financial state.
Forty years after the apartheid regime clamped down on the free press, South Africa's media continues to face threats, albeit in more subtle forms than in the past.
South Africa waits with bated breath for the 2017 medium term budget policy statement from new Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba, as it might reveal key signals of where economic policy is headed.
As South Africa marks Media Freedom Day, it's clear that its battle isn't over. Attacks on journalists continue --through physical intimidation and there's also the threat of new laws.
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma's loss in the Appeals Court forms part of three milestones in his recent history dominated by corruption, unethical conduct and a knack to avoid criminal charges.
The Supreme Court of Appeal judgment means that South Africa's president must be prosecuted - unless the national director of public prosecutions decides again to drop the charges against him.
South Africa has changed since Jacob Zuma's 2006 rape trial. In recent years, a new and assertive feminist movement has emerged and attacks on the president have become common cause.