The release of a final report about the state of competition in South Africa’s private health sector has been delayed again.
The complex relationship between Africa and China has become even more complicated this year. Initially, 2018 was set to reaffirm the bond through the latest Forum on China-Africa Cooperation summit held in Beijing in September.
It’s an election year so we can look forward to a frenetic schedule and disjointed calendar as the National Legislature is first dissolved and later re-constituted after the elections, writes Rashaad Alli.
Political analyst and former editor of the Sowetan newspaper, John Dludlu, says for the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) to fare well in the elections, it needs to prove to the public that they are ready to govern.
The latest Ipsos Global Advisor poll was carried out in 31 countries around the world at the end of 2018.
The IEC’s focus on motivating young people in South Africa to register to vote in May this year is very necessary, as only six in every ten (61%) between the ages of 18 and 24 are already registered to vote.
At a time when the American democracy is under pressure from partisan politics between Republicans and Democrats, the country’s global influence is fast diminishing.
"United States News" ranks 80 countries on how they are seen across the globe. These perceptions are used to identify which countries are the "best".
There are no less than three commissions of inquiry running in South Africa at the moment. Three reasons why SA needed the commissions of inquiry, writes Bonang Mohale.
Political analyst Ralph Mathekga says that the ANC has a higher number of people who manipulated their positions and the trust the party had in them. This comes after bribery allegations were levelled against some senior ANC officials in the State Capture Commission of Inquiry.
The World Bank will launch the process for selecting the new World Bank President on 7 February.
The coming weekend sees the IEC conduct its last concerted campaign to get citizens to register for the national election scheduled for later this year.
The Riverside terror attack on January, 15, 2019 was staged to reclaim the ground that terrorists have lost in Kenya’s geo-political territory.
Political analyst, Professor Kealeboga Maphunye says South Africans have many lessons to learn about corruption at government level - as explosive revelations continue to stem from the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture.
The way humanity produces and eats food must radically change to avoid millions of deaths and "catastrophic" damage to the planet, according to a landmark study published Thursday.
Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the terror attack in Nairobi in which scores of people were killed and injured.
The CEO of Eskom, Phakamani Hadebe, warned that the power utility teetered on the edge of a debt trap.
Political analyst Levy Ndou says the African National Congress has to continue working hard to ensure that ordinary South Africans trust the party. Ndou says the party should work hard on the ground to retain its liberation credentials.
South Africa’s governing African National Congress celebrates its 107th birthday this year against a backdrop of an election campaign it’s likely to win handily – but which is likely to mask its longer-term decline.
The crown jewel in University of Cape Town’s (UCT’s) symmetrically pleasing main campus is its hall. The campus lies in linear regularity against the iconic backdrop of Devil’s Peak, part of the spectacular mountain range that circles the city.
Africa's second largest country, the Democratic Republic of Congo is rich in raw materials and minerals but cursed by deadly violence, insurgencies, graft and poverty.
Some of the country's leading economists say structural reform and policy certainty are necessary for jobs to be created and the economy to grow.
Higher education has no choice but to work with the pool of talent it receives. South Africa’s Minister of Basic Education announced a 2018 matric pass rate of 78.2% in the first week of January as well as a number of other significant achievements.
With the next national election planned for May this year, voters are making up their minds about which party to support.
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says the overall matric pass rate in the country stands at 78-point-two per cent, including progressed learners.
Every year our society experiences the release of the National Senior Certificate examination results through a range of lenses.
Every year our society experiences the release of the National Senior Certificate examination results through a range of lenses. None of these lenses acknowledge the NSC results for what they really are, writes Anne Oberholzer.
The North West is the only province in which the provincial list conference has not yet been held. Some African National Congress branches in the Dr Ruth Segomotsi-Mompati region have called on the ANC national leaders to ensure that the party convenes its provincial list conference.
The Global Firepower Index ranks the conventional (non-nuclear) military capacity of 136 countries – and reflects a range of military factors in addition to the size of the military.
Protests against Joseph Kabila staying in power in the DRC. Alexandros Michailidis/Shutterstock Marta Iñiguez, Institut Barcelona Estudis Internacionals The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been consumed by conflict and instability over the past two decades. The state is weak while unemployment is rife and good health care and education are inaccessible for most people. […]