Topic: Aubrey Matshiqi
After months of indecision, the African Union has formally backed opposition candidate Ouattara as Ivory Coast president. Ouattara now has to figure out how to take over a government that the former president refuses to give up.
03/11/2011 02:18 pm
Ahead of the ruling ANC's party meeting next week, a faction suggests altering the Constitution to include a second South Africa media tribunal. Some see the move as a warning to the media to stop fighting a greater degree of regulation.
09/13/2010 02:52 pm
Ahead of the South Africa World Cup, Cape Town has been gripped by its 'toilet wars.' After an opposition party erected shacks for the open air toilets in a shantytown, supports of the governing African National Congress tore them down, and did not replace them.
06/10/2010 05:40 pm
Africa Monitor World Cup 2010: South Africans ready for 'Bafana Bafana' ready to 'surprise the world'
Despite the predictions of soccer analysts, South Africans are convinced that their national team – also known as the Bafana Bafana – will shine in the World Cup. They play Mexico in the opening game on Friday.
06/09/2010 12:23 pm
Days after threatening 'consequences' for misbehavior within the ruling African National Congress party, President Jacob Zuma now seems to be going soft on Julius Malema, the leader of the vaunted party's youth league.
04/20/2010 12:21 pm
South African President Jacob Zuma admitted this week to having a 'love child' out of wedlock with a mistress. While the media and opposition politicians are critical of his infidelity, South Africa's black majority electorate accepts that Zulu culture includes polygamy.
02/04/2010 01:22 pm
Zimbabwe Prime Minister Tsvangirai , who had withdrawn from the powersharing government after Mugabe arrested a party leader, says he is giving the president 30 days to address oustanding issues. A regional coalition meeting in Mozambique pressed the leaders to resolve their differences..
11/06/2009 12:00 am
The video, filmed by white South African students who fed black workers food apparently laced with urine, caused the students to be expelled. But now a black university official says they should be reinstated.
10/26/2009 01:00 am
South Africa's ruling party candidate, Jacob Zuma, vows no constitutional changes ahead of April 22 vote.
04/19/2009 01:00 am
Opposition MPs have recently been jailed, including Deputy Agriculture Minister Roy Bennett, who was arrested on charges of 'banditry and terrorism.' Critics say the charges are 'trumped up.'
02/25/2009 12:00 am
01/30/2009 12:00 am