On November 29 elections were held across all the wards in Metsimaholo local municipality. The election followed the dissolution of the local council after it failed to pass a municipal budget. In the 2016 Local Government Elections no single party obtain a majority of votes or control of the local council. At that stage the […]
Residents living in 10% of South Africa's municipalities face a dry December as their supplies of water services are restricted.
The Africa Land Policy Centre (formerly the Land Policy Initiative) in collaboration with partner organizations will hold an International Conference on November 14-17, 2017 in Addis Ababa.
Political analyst Ralph Mathekga says high levels of mistrust are deeply affecting the African National Congress (ANC) branch nomination process.
Donald Trump, the US president taken to communicating government standpoint through twitter, is rapidly proving to be a singular most threat to world peace.
Lord Peter Hain tabled a series of allegations in the UK's House of Lords relating to the possible role of British banks in alleged money laundering and illicit financial transactions centred around South Africa's President Jacob Zuma and the Gupta family.
African countries have worked hard to improve children’s access to basic education, but there’s still significant work to be done.
Cape Town has just played host to the First African Roundtable on Infrastructure Governance, the first of two in Sub-Saharan Africa.
A US army team carry the remains of Sgt. Dustin Wright, one of the soldiers killed in Niger. Reuters/Aaron J. Jenne/US Air Force Yvan Guichaoua, University of Kent and Andrew Lebovich, Columbia University Numerous reports have appeared recently about beefing up US military presence in Niger, and potentially allowing American forces to more actively target […]
Given the gloomy political and economic environment in South Africa a great deal was expected from Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s first budgetary statement. The Conversation’s Sibonelo Radebe asked Owen Skae to rate the medium term budget statement What are your general impressions of the speech? The minister’s opening remarks were encouraging but in the final analysis, […]
Zambia’s government has just banned the imports of some farm produce as a way of promoting the growth of the agriculture sector.
Africa’s splendour reigns supreme in the eyes of the world after the successful organization and hosting of the 2010 Fifa World Cup, but its shame and failure lurks in the shadows!