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Fighting within the ranks

The EFF leadership is facing challenges from within amid allegations of corruption at the top of the party

Julius Malema's Economic Freedom Fighters has always prided itself on being a cohesive unit speaking with one voice but with a month to go before the party's elective conference, c...


BDP ends Khama's fightback

The ruling party’s decisive election victory has ended ex-President Ian Khama's campaign to unseat President Mokgweetsi Masisi

The Botswana Democratic Party won a new five-year mandate by a larger margin than expected on 23 October, taking 38 of the 57 seats in parliament, one more than in 2014, while the ...


Frelimo takes no chances

Despite claims that the election was won through fraud and violence, the results will stand and strengthen the President’s hand

President Filipe Nyusi has won a second and final term of office with the second-largest majority since multi-party elections began in 1994. The election win – which included...

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'Dump Cyril' move in KZN

Supporters of President Cyril Ramaphosa are increasingly worried about moves against him by opponents in key African National Congress branches including Limpopo, KwaZulu-Natal and...


Tuna bonds in Brooklyn

Privinvest salesman Jean Boustani's trial on money-laundering charges in connection with Mozambique's $2 billion hidden loan scandal started in New York on 14 October.


Hungry for change

Opposition activists are determined to hold the government to account for a crisis that will see half the country in need of food aid next year

With 8.5 million people facing serious food shortages next year, the discovery that some senior state officials are profiteering by importing 17,000 tonnes of grain at double the w...

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Ramaphosa writes off coal

The President hopes that his bold plan to replace coal with renewables will rescue the ailing power utility and reboot the economy

Three key developments this month will shape South Africa's economic standing – Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's budget statement, Moody's credit rating report and the appoint...


The elite’s big election fight

As the former president turns on his successor, the country’s political pluralism will be tested to the limit

After 53 years in power, the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) is facing its toughest challenge in national elections on 23 October with former President Ian Khama and his brother sw...


Failing power

Zambia is on the brink of an energy crisis that threatens to hike tariffs for consumers already feeling the economic hardship caused by the country's rocketing debt service bill. L...


Lourenço woos New York elite

Under pressure from falling revenues, mounting debt and high expectations, the President pledges radical change

With sweeping promises of a multi-billion-dollar privatisation programme, including the state oil company Sonangol, President João Lourenço attracted top diplomats and business peo...


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