A significant change in political mentality is required to shore up one of Africa's leading lights.
The main reason land reform in South Africa has been lethargic is not the Constitution, but a flawed approach.
Nearly a third of South Africa's municipalities are not financially viable.
Are we witnessing the end of an era in which dictators stayed in power for decades? If so this must be good not only for Angola and Zimbabwe but for southern Africa as a whole.
Namibia contributes a positive image to Africa in governance and other indicators. But the reality for most of the country’s 2.3 million people isn't quite as rosy.