Martin Plaut is a fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London. With Paul Holden, he is the author of Who Rules South Africa?

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International Politics
05 August 2013
A relentless tax collection campaign.
Voices
29 July 2013
Can it still carry out its responsibilities?
Voices
22 June 2013
Coming in from the political cold will be no easy task.
Voices
11 June 2013
Water security at stake.
Voices
06 June 2013
The British are certainly in the dock today, but so are the Kenyan authorities.
Voices
25 May 2013
But the continent's people deserve so much more.
Voices
23 April 2013
  Today, Julius Malema appears in court. Today the once-feared former ANC youth leader cuts a sorry figure....
Voices
04 April 2013
Reconciliation, understanding and harmony.
Voices
07 March 2013
  Khadija Shireh is as upset as she is angry. “What does the BBC give our community?” she asks. The...
Voices
12 February 2013
South African police, co-operating with their Brazilian counterparts, are attempting to end a cocaine smuggle operation...
Voices
30 January 2013
David Cameron’s visit to Algeria is the first since that country won its independence from France 51 years ago....
Voices
23 January 2013
A further crack in the regime.
Voices
17 January 2013
As French troop reinforcements pour into Mali, there is concern in Western capitals that the engagement in this vast...
Voices
15 December 2012
Young Eritreans, who have fled abroad to escape their government’s stifling repression and years of compulsory...
Voices
03 December 2012
In less than two weeks the African National Congress will gather in Mangaung – the metropolis around Bloemfontein...

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