As expected on 7 May, the ANC – as the only viable party to run the country – was handed another five years in government by the electorate. But its grip on the public imagination has slipped. The question now: will President Zuma see out his second term?
In political, academic and other analyses of Africa, the North is often either removed from the continent or treated as fundamentally different from “black” aka “real” Africa. The separation is not only false, but also damaging to African identity and unity.
As presidential candidates enter the last leg of campaigns for Malawi’s top job, a survey has revealed that the election outcomes are too close to predict at this stage, Nyasa Times reported
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and rebel commander Riek Machar signed a ceasefire deal on Friday after coming under growing international pressure to end ethnic fighting that has raised fears of genocide, the Mail & Guardian reported
With only a few days to go before Election Day in South Africa, political parties are as active on social media platforms as they are on the streets. How big a role will social media play in these elections, and is this the future of political campaigning?
The South Sudanese government on Thursday announced it is dropping its case against four politicians who are accused of attempting to oust President Salva Kiir in December
President Mugabe’s wife, Grace, left out of EU Africa summit as EU fails to “reach consensus” on her
I am glad that I am neither a soldier nor a mercenary. Both are instruments of war and destruction. Nobody should ask me to fire machine guns and drop bombs on fellow Africans whose leader came to power through a violent coup and not democratic elections.
Obama has invited 47 African leaders to a summit in DC, but no summit between the US and that many countries can come up with useful solutions that will work for all countries. If Obama wants to meet with African presidents, he should attend an AU meeting.