Topic: African National Congress
The ANC's parliamentary committee has opted to vote clause-by-clause on the Protection of Information bill, which many believe would criminalize investigative journalism. Will citizens' right to know be compromised?
06/02/2011 01:22 pm
The South African leader is going to bat for Muammar Qaddafi after a bad couple of weeks for the Libyan strongman.
05/31/2011 04:11 pm
A South African opera tells the story of Winnie Mandela, the ex-wife of South Africa's iconic Nelson Mandela, who adopted his cause of freedom as her own.
05/27/2011 01:53 pm
The ANC retained a majority, but a smaller one compared to 2006. The opposition Democratic Alliance made big inroads, particularly with non-white voters. Is South Africa creeping toward true multiparty democracy?
05/20/2011 12:36 pm
Many French have leapt to defend former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn after his arrest for allegedly raping a hotel maid in NYC. This rush to defend powerful men accused of sexual violence isn't uniquely French. It's a symptom of the deep-seated misogyny that exists around the globe.
05/20/2011 09:20 am
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In the fourth municipal elections since the end of apartheid in 1994, South Africans voters say they are disappointed with politics in general.
05/18/2011 01:05 pm
The variety and number of parties – 121 in total – who've registered for today's municipal elections is a good indication of the strength of South Africa’s 17-year-old democracy, political analysts say.
05/18/2011 12:06 pm
Failure to deliver basic services has debased the once-vaunted party of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela and the African National Congress (ANC) may lose some municipalities in Wednesday's local elections.
05/17/2011 09:06 am
Today's court order for Cape Town to build enclosures around government-provided toilets is likely to become a matter of national political discussion.
04/29/2011 02:13 pm