Relations between the US and Africa are unlikely to improve while Trump remains president. But that doesn't mean the continent should remain passive.
What makes a successful presidential performance and does South Africa's Cyril Ramaphosa stack up?
Overall South Africa's new president has a cabinet that forms a team with whom he can work.
The obituary of the Zuma administration can be summed up with its ethos: grab as much and as fast as you can.
Jacob Zuma was removed by the people's effect, which connected the dots of corruption, a mismanaged state and rapacious capitalism.
Presidents Nelson Mandela and Thabo Mbeki sought to use South Africa's diplomatic service to enable the country to punch above its weight.
Cyril Ramaphosa is no Messiah, and when the post-Zuma champagne corks stop popping, South Africans need to assess him as a mere mortal.
Proof of time travel, false memories or a parallel universe? A look at the wacky world of the 'Mandela Effect'.
"Critique of Black Reason" offers readers insight into how the construction of race and racism underpins our understanding of modernity.
Cyril Ramaphosa is likely to emphasise stability - in government and the ANC. Given his history he is likely to want to stabilise the economy rather than pursue radical interventions.
Seeking justice, not peace, in our world changes the conversation about conflict. Conflict has proven integral to achieving a more equitable and secure society.
Emeritus Archbishop Desmond Tutu embraces everything noble in Aristotelian virtue ethics and African philosophical systems alike.
Two South African "romance" struggle auto/biographies have focalised the anti-apartheid struggle through the lives of heroic women who were bound by love.
A scholar analyzes the history of the Nobel Peace Prize to ask: What difference has it made?
Raising the status of the African languages to that of official languages in South Africa post-1994 led to an explosion of translation and interpreting work in local and foreign languages.
The returned musical "King Kong" embodies the germinating seeds of two potential and mutually exclusive South Africas.
Barack Obama may have chosen Mandela's words for his tweet precisely because they offered some distance from the political space in the US.
Some have suggested that the publisher and author of 'Mandela's Last Years' were simply attempting to cash in on the Mandela legacy. This is not a basis for the withdrawal of a book.
The concept of dignity is not universal. It means different things to different people and different cultures.
The contentious book documenting Nelson Mandela’s last days that was pulled of the shelves left many unanswered questions. Judgement must be suspended until it's content is made public.