Mandela did not make the decision to jettison Taiwan and recognise China. He adhered to a decision by the governing ANC.
Mandela continues to serve as a rare example of a principled politician committed to forgiveness and reconciliation.
Legislation to control the private funding of political parties in South Africa is long overdue.
South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa needs to display that wrongdoers of the Jacob Zuma era are going to be held accountable through prosecution.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has to show that he's a decisive leader who can take unpopular decisions.
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s popularity has improved the favourability of the governing ANC among South Africans.
Nelson Mandela's centenary celebrations provide a chance to debunk the lie that he sold out black South Africans.
The positive energy that's greeted the new South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, will turn to protest if economic challenges are not addressed quickly.
ANC renewal and the war on corruption is one thing. But transforming the character of the South African political economy is quite another.
The chaos visiting South Africa's North-West province shows that ordinary people in rural areas have got a raw deal from ruling party.
Many young South African mothers who deserve to get the child support grant are excluded.
South African parties are recognising that coalition politics is now part of the political landscape and is here to stay.
Mandela’s reconciliation message may have partly reflected his view of the world. But it was also a product of his party, the ANC.
Corruption has become one of the biggest concerns for South Africans living in a province that has erupted in violence.
The removal of Jacob Zuma from power is to be welcomed but, it's not the answer to South Africa's problems.
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s term in office so far, makes it seem that South Africa can hope and dream again. That’s quite a gift for Freedom Day.
South African jazz veteran Jonas Gwangwa has been getting recognition for the pivotal role he played in 'singing down apartheid.'
South Africa's President, Cyril Ramaphosa, needs to quickly address key challenges to restart the economy.
South Africans expect former president Zuma him to take responsibility and remedy his undemocratic and unconstitutional behaviour.
Reducing Madikizela’s entire life and legacy to her relationship with Mandela has more to do with patriarchal tropes about powerful women than reality.