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As delegates prepare to elect a new leader to succeed Jacob Zuma, the ANC faces falling public support. By SIBONGILE KHUMALO.
Angelo Fick considers what the horror of the death of 143 mental health patients in state care in South Africa's wealthiest province reveals about the present.
The ANC’s elective conference has very important implications for South Africa’s future. By MASHUPYE HERBERT MASERUMULE.
Learners are not taught to understand the written word and make sense of it for themselves. By PETER RULE.
Whoever buys Alwine will get a small slice of German history, writes MADELEINE SCHWARTZ.
The race for the presidency of South Africa's governing ANC will go down to the wire. By SUSAN BOOYSEN.
The Conversation Africa’s Politics and Society Editor, Thabo Leshilo, asked Keith Gottschalk about the process of the national elective conference
South Africa has problems with hunger and obesity and both are linked to malnutrition. By XIKOMBISO MBHENYANE and IRENE LABUSCHAGNE.
The rise of the price of bitcoin over the past year raises fears that the cryptocurrency is set to crash. By CO-PIERRE GEORG and QOBOLWAKHE DUBE.
The ANC of ideas has more or less disappeared, writes RAYMOND SUTTNER.
This week’s news headlines have had many South Africans celebrating ideas that they are usually opposed to. GEORGINA GUEDES examines why.
After contradictory and prevaricating messages about South Africa’s propensity to procure nuclear energy- we now have further prevarications, writes Nabeelah Khan.
Recent developments in Zimbabwe have left many observers reeling with the speedy removal of Mugabe from state power. By RAYMOND SUTTNER.
Much of Sinai is almost beyond Egyptian state control altogether. By BEVERLEY MILTON-EDWARDS.
The Conversation Africa’s Health and Medicine Editor Candice Bailey spoke to Karen Hofman and Aviva Tugendhaft about the sugary drinks tax.
Overall, our umbrella analysis showed that drinking coffee is more often linked with benefits than harms. By ROBIN POOLE.
Oscar Pistorius and Christopher Panayiotou were sentenced on Friday. Justice may be served, but how do we stop men from killing women in the first place? asks GEORGINA GUEDES.
On this historic Tuesday, the chamber was not big enough to accommodate all the lawmakers and senators who rushed to initiate impeachment against Mugabe. By Reagan Mashavave.
Regime change in Africa may not guarantee greater democracy but patience for autocrats who overstay their welcome is wearing thinner. By Philippe Siuberski.
The unfolding misfortunes of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe hold key lessons for his South African counterpart Jacob Zuma who faces the possibility of a forced exit.
eNCA's Thulasizwe Simelane says reporting from Harare, under a 'non coup' coup is surreal.
The coup in Zimbabwe's means that Mugabe’s long and disastrous presidency is finally over. By JAMES HAMILL.
Angelo Fick thinks about history and moral obligation in an allegory as South Africans contemplate current political events in Zimbabwe.
The protracted political crisis in Zimbabwe has worsened since President Mugabe fired vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa. Now the military has entered the fray.
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