The rule of law embodies the rallying cry for the fair and democratic exercise of public power, buttressed by law and fundamental rights.
The politically ambitious Sisulu’s most recent campaigning grenade came in her cynical attack on the country’s constitution and judiciary.
Cabinet reshuffles are always much less important events than the hype which surrounds them would suggest.
An African court with international criminal jurisdiction which has been debated but never been put into operation could be an option if Africa withdraws from the ICC.
South Africa must position itself to play a decisive role in shaping a new world order as the theUS retreats from global leadership.
The UN’s Responsibility to Protect framework for safeguarding civilians against atrocities could help resolve the Gaza crisis.
Durban one of South Africa’s third largest cities, by population has reported that the number of people living in informal dwellings has remained stubbornly high.
All three female contenders for the presidency of the ANC and South Africa have strong liberation struggle credentials and have also contributed to democracy. But, are they up to the job?
Even if President Zuma wins the no confidence vote, the consequences for the ruling ANC are dire. A loss would see it further divided and weakened ahead of the 2019 elections.
South Africa’s governing ANC appears to have lost claim to being a leader of society. This is clear from the outcome of its policy conference.