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27 June 2017
                       
 
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19 Jun 2017
 
 
 
 
Mbeki: Zimbabweans not SA can tell Mugabe to go
POLITICS
Former president Thabo Mbeki has reportedly said that South Africans must "stay clear" of criticising Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, adding that the veteran leader should only be "shown the...
 
 
29 May 2017
 
Democracy is taking root in Africa. But that doesn’t mean it works all the time
THE CONVERSATION
The questions that I get asked most often by students, policy makers and political leaders are: “can democracy work in Africa?” and “is Africa becoming more democratic?”. As we celebrate Africa Day...
 
 
25 May 2017
 
SA: Cyril Ramaphosa: Address by South African Deputy President, at the 19th African Renaissance Conference, Inkosi Albert Luthuli ICC, Durban (25/05/2017)
Topics
On Africa Day, we cannot speak of the promise of African renaissance without recalling the hope, exhilaration and anticipation of the era of African independence.
 
 
04 May 2017
 
West Africa issues a wake-up call to tyrants
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
Last week’s decision by the Appeals Chamber of the Extraordinary African Chambers (EAC) in the courts of Senegal to uphold the conviction and life sentence of former Chadian dictator Hissène Habré...
 
 
07 Apr 2017
 
The Gambia holds historic post-Jammeh election
ELECTIONS
Gambians voted on Thursday in the first parliamentary elections since long-time leader Yahya Jammeh left power, electing lawmakers who could make or break a raft of reforms promised by the new...
 
 
06 Apr 2017
 
Gambians vote in first post-Jammeh parliamentary poll
ELECTIONS
Voters in The Gambia are casting their ballots in the first election since the departure of long-time leader Yahya Jammeh, with multiple parties poised to enter parliament after 22 years of...
 
 
 
 
Daily Podcast – April 06, 2017
podcast
Making headlines: Maimane says protesters won't be intimidated by threats of violence The Gambia to hold first election after Yahya Jammeh And, ANCYL in Limpopo warns anti-Zuma protesters
 
 
The Gambia to hold first election after Yahya Jammeh
ELECTIONS
The Gambia will hold its first election on Thursday since the downfall of longtime leader Yahya Jammeh. Expectations are high that new lawmakers will overhaul the national assembly once derided as...
 
 
24 Mar 2017
 
 
 
 
 
Daily Podcast - March 24, 2017
Podcast
Making headlines: Zuma considers designating 3 new JSC members Gambia to set up truth and reconciliation commission And, Sassa officials nabbed for R5.5-million fraudulent grant payouts
 
 
14 Mar 2017
 
Swazi group slams SADC over 'inaction, failure' in 'ensuring democracy'
SADC
A Swazi civil society group has criticised the Southern African Development Community (SADC) for its "inaction and failure in ensuring democracy" in the region. Speaking during an interview with...
 
 
South Africa's future in the ICC is still uncertain
ICC
South Africa has been summoned to appear before the International Criminal Court (ICC) on April 7 to answer for its failure to arrest President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan during his visit to the...
 
 
10 Mar 2017
 
Will Gambia's opposition continue to stick together?
POLITICS
West African think tank, the Open Society Initiative says African leaders have a lot to learn from what happened in The Gambia, adding that the continent should build strong democratic...
 
 
08 Mar 2017
 
Afriforum: AfriForum welcomes preliminary recall of Government’s plans to withdraw from International Criminal Court
STATEMENT
AfriForum welcomed the notification from the South African Government that the process to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) has been halted temporarily. This step follows after...
 
 
02 Mar 2017
 
SA: Sihle Zikalala: Address by MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, on the occasion of the debate on SOPA, KZN Legislature (02/03/2017)
Topics
We rise on behalf of the African National Congress, the people’s movement, firstly to add our voice in congratulating the Premier on his maiden State of the Province Address, which has reverberated...
 
 
Gambia's Barrow gets rid of 'drivers of the repressive regime'
POLITICS
The latest political developments in Gambia "are not entirely surprising", especially now that the country's new president Adama Barrow is under "extreme pressure" to deliver on his election...
 
 
 
                       
 
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