The dilemma for Zuma and his legal team is this: by putting him on the witness stand, there is a risk that he would be found wanting, especially in terms of the detail of any matter.
Ghana is taking advantage of its strategic location in Africa
In South Africa, it is possible to be employed and still poor.
The governments needs to adjust its agenda to take on board concerns voiced by citizens about the impact of technological changes.
Adolescent girls experience a number of vulnerabilities which incease their risk of engaging in risky sexual behaviours.
Research on crocodile attacks can provide insights into when and where they attack, and who they attack.
Now that South Africa no longer ascribes to a nuclear energy future, it is legitimate to consider what to do with its nuclear research facility.
The fossil fuel industry depends on massive government support, which makes the public foot the bill for a harmful and uncompetitive industry.
Agriculture appears to carry a stronger set of negative stigmas than other careers, but this is only half the story.
The fervour over plastic waste is not as informed as it ought to be. It is time to focus on more significant dangers to the environment.
South Africa's economic reforms of the 1990s were overdone, destroying some industries and thus impacting economic growth and job creation. A re-balancing of industrial policy is called for.
Appointing a credible director can be a step in the right direction for South Africa's parliamentary budget office.
What should be done to ensure that the SDGs actually change countries' development trajectories? Here are four practical steps.
Politics is being reduced to personalities in South Africa. The real issue is whether the damage that's been done can be undone.
When the policies and programmes developed in Belo Horizonte were rolled out nationally, Brazil experienced a notable decline in hunger.
Arming young people with financial capabilities does improve their employment prospects, but how exactly is still not clear. One possibility is that financial literacy boosts their confidence
Ramaphosa offered five simple yet bold goals for the next ten years that cut across the social and economic structural constraints that inhibit South Africa’s potential.
Most South Africans think prices are rising much faster than is actually the case. This makes the central bank's job of managing inflation expectations much harder.
Teacher training and support, appropriate localised content, technical support and safety and security must all be prioritised.
Inequality persists in post-apartheid South Africa, reflecting the distribution of power. Reversing this will require changing the social processes and relations that underpin it.