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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12 February 2013
South African police, co-operating with their Brazilian counterparts, are attempting to end a cocaine smuggle operation...
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30 January 2013
David Cameron’s visit to Algeria is the first since that country won its independence from France 51 years ago....
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23 January 2013
A further crack in the regime.
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17 January 2013
As French troop reinforcements pour into Mali, there is concern in Western capitals that the engagement in this vast...
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15 December 2012
Young Eritreans, who have fled abroad to escape their government’s stifling repression and years of compulsory...
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03 December 2012
In less than two weeks the African National Congress will gather in Mangaung – the metropolis around Bloemfontein...
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22 November 2012
China has launched a drive to win "hearts and minds" in Africa just as western powers – including...
The Staggers
09 November 2012
In the wake of the Marikana massacre, in which 34 miners were mowed down by police, South African politics has been...
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31 August 2012
South Africa at war with itself.
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20 August 2012
South Africa is not a country at peace.

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