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UK leans to Mnangagwa

Britain may be breaking ranks with donors and creditors over conditions for restoring Harare's access to finance. The International Monetary Fund continues to take a firm line, ins...


Ramaphosa begins world tour

After five weeks of reshuffling and restructuring after Zuma’s exit, the President is taking his new line-up on the road

President Cyril Ramaphosa is preparing to set out his stall on the international stage, not only to deliver the message that South Africa is under new management but to restore his...


A well-scripted succession

National wealth may be on the wane, but the establishment is ensuring the change in leader will not disturb political stability

After ten years in office, President Ian Khama is on a farewell tour of the country, as pundits ponder whether he was ineffective because he did not do too much, or effective for t...


Geingob reasserts control

The President has seen off a serious challenge as he prepares to take action on corruption and regain public trust

Almost three years into his first five-year term, Namibia's first non-Oshiwambo head of state, Hage Geingob, seems to be in a dominant position. Previously acting leader of the rul...


Maputo's haircut

On 20 March Mozambican officials met London creditors of its previously hidden US$2 billion loans to try to convince them to accept a major restructuring of the debt. They told hol...


Zexit, Ramaphoria, then political landmines

The new President faces challenges from left and right as Julius Malema steals a march on the government over land reform

Weeks of good news for President Cyril Ramaphosa came to a grinding halt on 1 March when the opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) outmanoeuvred him to win a parliamentary mot...


Not yet Team Ramaphosa

The new cabinet line-up shows signs of a fraught balancing of ANC factional interests

It may be Cyril Ramaphosa's first cabinet but it was not all of his making. That much was evident from the repeated delays in the announcement from the Union Buildings on the eveni...


After Tsvangirai

Leadership rivalries within the opposition could leave ZANU-PF with a clear run at this year's elections

The death of veteran opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, announced on 14 February, has prompted a massive show of grief and support for one of the doughtiest campaigners against t...


Auntie Pat's spat

The opposition Democratic Alliance, which runs the drought-stricken Western Cape, is embroiled in a battle to rid itself of Patricia de Lille, Mayor of Cape Town, the provincial ca...


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