Chinese President Xi Jinping on a state visit to Pretoria ahead of the summit.
With international trade facing its greatest threat in decades, this club of China, Brazil, Russia, South Africa and India will have much to say about it.
ANC members show their support for party leader and president of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa.
The problem with South Africa's governing ANC, is that to many of its members, politics is not about public service but about resources.
Former US president Barack Obama is due to deliver the 2018 Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture in Johannesburg.
Drawing on Mandela's legacy, Obama can help the world better understand the nature of threats to democracy.
Lindiwe Sisulu, South Africa’s minister of international relations, is reviewing the country’s foreign policy.
South Africa must position itself to play a decisive role in shaping a new world order as the theUS retreats from global leadership.
South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, has a tough job of convincing investors that the country has turned the corner.
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 Africa’s Union Buildings in Pretoria.
South Africa's governance challenge can't simply be fixed by reorganising the structure of government.
South Africa’s President, Cyril Ramaphosa, has a tough job of fixing the damage caused during Jacob Zuma’s era.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has to show that he's a decisive leader who can take unpopular decisions.
The public liking towards South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has benefited the ANC.
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s popularity has improved the favourability of the governing ANC among South Africans.
Palestinian protesters run for cover from Israeli teargas in May.
The UN's Responsibility to Protect framework for safeguarding civilians against atrocities could help resolve the Gaza crisis.
Patience might be running out for South African President Cyril Ramaphosa.
The positive energy that's greeted the new South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, will turn to protest if economic challenges are not addressed quickly.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa.
ANC renewal and the war on corruption is one thing. But transforming the character of the South African political economy is quite another.
North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo (centre) before the announcement that his province is being taken over by national government.
The chaos visiting South Africa's North-West province shows that ordinary people in rural areas have got a raw deal from ruling party.
The flaws in the political settlement that ended apartheid need urgent attention.
Mandela’s reconciliation message may have partly reflected his view of the world. But it was also a product of his party, the ANC.
South Africa’s property regime is anchored in registered title and this can be rigid and exclusionary.
The current debate about land reform in South Africa could open the door to reviewing urban land ownership issues.
A cement delivery truck was burnt by angry protesters against corruption and poor service delivery in South Africa.
Corruption has become one of the biggest concerns for South Africans living in a province that has erupted in violence.
Most South Africans are locked out of economic opportunities.
The majority of South Africans are separated from the wealthy and formal-sector employed minority.
Freedom day marks the first time all South Africans cast their vote for a democratic government.
This years' Freedom Day in South Africa can signify a difference: a renewal and return to the values of the 1994 social contract
The ANC has had an exceptionally poor track record of governance.
The removal of Jacob Zuma from power is to be welcomed but, it's not the answer to South Africa's problems.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa. Quiet, but decisive action.
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.
Mmusi Maimane, leader of South Affrica’s main opposition party, the Democratic Alliance, briefs the media after its conngress.
The Democratic Alliance is potentially in a good position to challenge the ANC, which governs South Africa, for power.