Polls indicate that South Africans are unlikely to totally abandon the African National Congress.
Two authors unpack the fragility of South Africa's political parties and why democracy is a lifelong commitment.
Troubles in South Africa's coalition-led local governments are affecting accountability, governance stability and service delivery.
Most universities do, in fact, mention academic freedom in several policy documents, such as enterprise bargaining agreements and other codes of conduct.
South African parties are recognising that coalition politics is now part of the political landscape and is here to stay.