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No justice for Cashgate crooks

After eight years of delay in probing the theft of $32m by public officials, prospects for closure under the new government are as dim as ever

When Finance Ministry budget director Paul Mphwiyo unexpectedly survived being shot in the head and left for dead eight years ago, blowing apart the heist of US$32 million of publi...


Extradition mission

South Africa cannot make up its mind what to do with former Mozambican Finance Minister Manuel Chang, in jail for nearly three years since his arrest in December 2018 in Johannesbu...


ANC hits coalition conundrum

Power is ebbing away from the ruling ANC but opposition parties lack the numbers to form stable alliances

Intra-party rivalries will reach new heights in the run-up to the African National Congress's (ANC) elective conference in December next year as the allies of former President Jaco...


Chasing the mining millions

The old government sold future copper output to Trafigura for a $40 million advance. The new government wants to know where it is

One of President Hakainde Hichilema's toughest challenges is the raft of complex and costly legal battles over mining assets bequeathed by the Patriotic Front (PF) government, whic...


Cracks in ZANU-PF edifice

Dissidents opposing Mnangagwa’s plans for a second term are starting to organise in the ruling party

As it launched its heavily choreographed Annual National People's Conference on 29-30 October in Bindura, the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) was t...


ANC faces post-poll turmoil

Following heavy losses in local government elections, the ANC's factions are blaming each other and arguing over coalition partners

The ruling African National Congress (ANC) has entered uncharted territory after losing its majority in 70 councils across the country including the five metropolitan councils in m...


Endgame of throne?

Africa's last absolute monarchy teeters as activists step up protests and demand action from South Africa

What started as a student protest against police brutality has morphed into a full-scale crisis with King Mswati III's army killing between 80-100 civilians in clashes with demonst...


Probe focus shifts to Nyusi

The US authorities have fined the two foreign banks in the tuna bond scam. Now Maputo's politicians are in the frame in court

Five years after Mozambique's economy sank into a quagmire of bad debt, Credit Suisse faces at least US$747 million of penalties for its part in the country's $2 billion hidden loa...


Leaders clash over climate

The President's campaign to hasten phasing out coal in return for green finance has set up a clash with his Energy Minister

Cyril Ramaphosa has called on developed economies to help fund the energy transition in developing economies, as South Africa's struggle to wean itself off coal sets him against on...


ANC slumps to record low as voters stay away

Losing ground to new parties and independents, the two biggest parties are forced into coalition talks as political landscape changes

The African National Congress's (ANC) share of the national vote fell to 46% in the local elections with almost all the ballots counted by the evening of 3 November. That is the fi...


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