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Currency scams block reforms and deepen crisis

Senior ruling party figures are sabotaging the programme to stabilise the country's finances by exploiting their access to US dollars

Two months after the launch of vital currency reforms, the official exchange rate is still way out of line with the parallel market, despite solemn commitments by the government to...


Key round to Masisi

President Mokgweetsi Masisi has fended off a dangerous challenge for the leadership of the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) from former senior cabinet minister Pelonomi Venson-Moito...


The real post-election fight

Although the ANC is set to win over 50% in the election, that won’t settle the factional rivalries over economic interests and policies

The African National Congress is in far worse shape than it should be as it heads for victory in the 8 May elections. President Cyril Ramaphosa is still struggling to overcome the ...


ANC’s not-so-clean slates

The ruling party’s candidate list for May’s elections is full of Zuma loyalists, which could damage the President’s image and cost votes

President Cyril Ramaphosa's anti-corruption campaign is being undermined by key leaders of the ruling African National Congress loyal to former President Jacob Zuma. They have enab...


Ncube wins foreign fans

The economy is crashing at home, with worse in the pipeline, but the Finance Minister’s plans are winning support overseas

Backed by France, Japan and South Africa, Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube is pushing a tough economic reform plan to pay off Zimbabwe's international arrears by the end of the year a...


War of the running mates

Politicians and parties are in a frenzy of alliance-hunting and opportunity-seeking as the general election looms

President Peter Mutharika has snubbed his Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) political gurus and picked a political novice, Everton Chimulirenji, as his running mate for the vice-p...


Ramaphosa’s high-wire act

The President has assembled an impressive trio to drive his economic reform plans, while he seeks to handle the politics

A year after becoming President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa has gone a long way to transforming the political landscape and curbing corruption, but his toughest task lies ahea...


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