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Op-Ed: Africa should respond to Trump’s racist rant by taking the...

John J Stremlau, University of the Witwatersrand Official reactions from Africa were appropriately critical of President Donald Trump’s credibly reported comments about not wanting more...

This is Africa’s response to US President Trump’s “shithole” remark…

Trump said on Twitter on Friday that he merely used “tough” language when discussing a new immigration bill with a group of U.S. senators.

ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa’s January 8th statement

Ramaphosa provides clarity on free higher education, ANC's economic policies

Zambia’s foreign minister resigns as ruling party divide deepens

Zambia’s Foreign Affairs Minister Harry Kalaba has resigned, he said on his Facebook page, as a struggle in the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) over...

Zimbabwe ex-army boss sworn in as Mugabe gets diplomat’s rights

The army chief who led the bloodless coup that ended Robert Mugabe’s 37-year rule was installed as Zimbabwe’s vice president on Thursday, becoming the...

Ex-army boss to be sworn in as Zimbabwe vice president on...

Retired army chief Constantino Chiwenga and veteran politician Kembo Mohadi will be sworn in as Zimbabwe’s vice presidents on Thursday, state-run Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation...

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa says elections must be credible, free and fair

Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Friday the ruling ZANU-PF party should aim to always compete in elections which are credible, free and...

ANC elections Is there life after the vote?

Lesiba Mothata and Leon Greyling | Alexander Forbes Investments There is nothing new under the sun. What we are witnessing in South Africa - higher debt...

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa calls for end to Western sanctions

Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Thursday called for the removal of Western sanctions on his government during a speech to ruling party officials...

SA’s Zuma abused judicial process with watchdog report challenge, says court

South Africa’s High Court ruled on Wednesday that an inquiry into alleged state influence-peddling in President Jacob Zuma’s government should be established as recommended...

Zimbabwe swears in first post-Mugabe cabinet

Zimbabwe’s new president Emmerson Mnangagwa swore in his cabinet on Monday, with allies defending him against criticism for giving top posts to the generals...

2017: the year the Democratic Republic of Congo would like to...

Reuben Loffman |Queen Mary University of London For the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) 2017 was a disaster. Presidential and legislative elections were delayed, the...

Op-Ed: After Mugabe: why the role of Zimbabwe’s army can’t be...

Yvonne Rowa, University of Adelaide Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s forced resignation invites a re-examination of the military’s role in political affairs. While a professional...

Mnangagwa, the ‘Crocodile,’ sworn in as Zimbabwe president

Emmerson Mnangagwa was sworn in on Friday as President of Zimbabwe in front of thousands of cheering supporters at Harare’s national stadium, bringing the...

Will Mnangagwa usher in a new democracy? The view from Zimbabwe

Nic Cheeseman |University of Birmingham Zimbabwe has a new leader. Robert Mugabe is out. His former ally turned rival, Emmerson Mnangagwa, is in. What now? After...

Mnangagwa the “Crocodile” to be sworn in as Zimbabwe’s president

Emmerson Mnangagwa will cap a stunning political comeback when he is sworn in as Zimbabwe’s president on Friday, bringing the final curtain down on...

How Angola ‘princess’ lost her oil crown

On Oct. 6, with the dust still settling on Angola’s first change of power in 38 years, new President João Lourenço sat down with...

Mugabe granted immunity, assured of safety in Zimbabwe: sources

Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe was granted immunity from prosecution and assured that his safety would be protected in his home country as part...

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa to be sworn in as president on Friday

Zimbabwe’s former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa will be sworn in as president on Friday marking a new era for a country dominated by Robert...

Africans must move beyond aid and not be ‘beggars of the...

Africa should move beyond aid handouts that have failed to bring growth and prosperity and move to an era of mutual respect with Western...
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