Tagged in: Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma


South Africa: Cyril Ramaphosa elected new ANC leader

Cyril Ramaphosa has been elected president of the African National Congress (ANC), positioning the millionaire businessman as the probable next leader of South Africa as the party prepares for a crucial general election in 2019.  

South Africa: Markets weigh up the ANC’s next leader

Ilate November 2017, S&P Global Ratings downgraded South Africa’s credit rating further into junk territory, while Moody’s allowed the authorities more time to patch things up by putting them on notice of a potential downgrade in the first quarter of 2018, when a review is scheduled.…

Can Dlamini-Zuma win South Africa’s leadership race?

Surrounded by cloud-capped peaks and verdant fields, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma’s tiny hometown offered a comfortingly familiar location in which to kickstart her campaign for the South African presidency.…

AU: What to expect from the new commission chair?

Landlocked in a region beset by Islamist militancy, civil conflict, and the mass flow of refugees, Chad has long relied on effective diplomacy to ward off the dangers of its unstable Central African neighbourhood.…