South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's pronouncements on the power utility Eskom, during the State of the Nation Address may lead to significant changes in country's energy policy.
South Africa needs to make life as uncomfortable as possible for members of Zimbabwe's government.
The state capture inquiry is a remarkable political as well as legal event.
There's an assumption that a change of ownership would automatically mean a change in the role the Bank plays
Indications are that even an ANC victory at the polls is unlikely to reverse the party's decline in popular support.
A great deal of analysis on South Africa and the ruling ANC seems to be based on wishful thinking, not concrete reality.
Hugh Lewin is best known for two books that arose from his early involvement in the anti-apartheid underground.
The African National Congress faces two big challenges: fewer South Africans trust it, while its electoral support has been waning.
The vision set out by Cyril Ramaphosa has the seeds for galvanising South Africans to get back on the right path. But it urgently needs a plan to make it happen.
For a long time South Africa thought it had a Jacob Zuma problem. In fact its got a systemic ANC problem.
South Africa needs a policy that drives growth and positions if for the 21st Century.
South Africa can't afford its national airline anymore -- nor can it afford to close it down. What's the next step?
The Economic Freedom Fighters' strategy of painting President Ramaphosa and his allies as corrupt is unlikely to succeed.
Moyane's axing ends one of the last vestiges of Zuma's continued influence in the country's governance.
Initiatives to boost South Africa’s economy could reinforce structural weaknesses without addressing the high levels of inequality.
Unrealistic expectations about what commissions can achieve comes from the fact that they're often confused with courts of law.
South African voters are worried about how their country is being run. Most still support the ANC but in far fewer numbers.
South Africa's president has firmly thrown his weight behind the private sector. This could prove significant.
The ANC has lost so much support among its traditional voters it's now forced to look beyond them to retain power.
South Africa's job summit ignored the great chasms that exist on how to create jobs.