Topic: African National Congress
In Pictures Qaddafi: A look back
Street protests in Gabon, a punishing stalemate in Ivory Coast, a coming election in Uganda: there is plenty of news even as Africans remain glued to the Egypt revolt. Some of it may affect the price of your next steaming cup of cocoa.
02/14/2011 12:13 pm
South Africa President Jacob Zuma promised a $1.2 billion fund to create jobs, but critics and supporters alike question whether his government has the capacity or will to deliver.
02/11/2011 09:50 am
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma finds himself the center of controversy again, this time for saying that those who vote for his African National Congress (ANC) party will go to heaven.
02/09/2011 04:06 pm
Inflation could spike from repeated wage hikes, economist warn, although ignoring union demands threatens to create instability in South Africa.
02/07/2011 01:39 pm
This week's flurry of news about former President Nelson Mandela's hospital visit illustrates South Africans' powerful feelings for the man they credit for holding the country together on its path toward democracy.
01/27/2011 11:05 am
A recent article in The Atlantic about the world's super rich makes it clear that it's an interest in humanity binds the poor to the rich.
01/26/2011 02:46 pm
Embarrassing US diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks have put leaders in Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa in the hot seat.
12/09/2010 08:35 am
Nihu Ribadu, Nigeria's former 'anti-corruption czar', is running for president. While he has little chance of winning, his campaign could be a sign that a more idealistic brand of politics is rising in Nigeria.
11/15/2010 03:37 pm
A spokesman for politician Julius Malema threatened to 'shut down' Twitter after fake accounts making fun of Mr. Malema surfaced. South Africans responded by making Malema, known as "Juju," one of the most popular topics on Twitter Friday.
11/12/2010 01:22 pm