Politics
08 January 2009
It was founded less than a month ago, but the Congress of the People (COPE), South Africa's new opposition party,...
Law
12 June 2008
South African president Thabo Mbeki used to privately sigh that the Zimbabwean opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai,...
International Politics
06 December 2007
The African National Congress, the continent's oldest liberation movement, faces its moment of truth. South Africa's...
International Politics
02 April 2007
Zimbabwe's Zanu-PF has become the symbol of the descent of African liberation movements into brutal dictatorship. The...
Economics
26 June 2006
Sergio Valdez patrols the notoriously dodgy streets of downtown Johannesburg late at night. Locals snarl at him, "Go...