South Africa's Constitutional Court judgment shows concern that the independence of the country's prosecuting authority has been compromised.
A survey shows 70% of South Africans feel immigrants pose a threat to the country.
Southern Africa's liberation movements have been losing popularity and confronting a crisis of legitimacy.
South Africans can't afford to let the land debate be reduced to a shouting match.
Gender based violence should not be addressed only once it has happened, by jailing offenders. Prevention is just as important.
The court carefully considered what the word 'emoluments' meant at the time the Constitution was drafted.
Mandela continues to serve as a rare example of a principled politician committed to forgiveness and reconciliation.
Drawing on Mandela's legacy, Obama can help the world better understand the nature of threats to democracy.
South Africa must position itself to play a decisive role in shaping a new world order as the theUS retreats from global leadership.
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.
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 sustainability of the news media is a precondition for good journalism in the public interest. Thus, economic questions should form part of discussions of press freedom.
The chaos visiting South Africa's North-West province shows that ordinary people in rural areas have got a raw deal from ruling party.
South Africa's relations with the US could sour under President Trump.
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.
The process of institutionalisation may be patchy and uneven. But one thing is clear: Africa is not without functioning institutions.