Topic: Jacob Zuma
South Africa's history of overturning a cruel government make it an attractive ally for human rights activists in conflict zones like Syria. But will South Africa take the leadership they expect of it?
07/08/2011 02:22 pm
Despite the Russian media report, the Libyan government denies Qaddafi will consider stepping down and rebels say he must face justice.
07/05/2011 10:31 am
Mrs. Obama says her trip highlights the growing importance of Africa on the world stage, but it's also an attempt to smooth the somewhat strained relationship between the US and South Africa.
06/21/2011 10:52 am
South Africa's ANC Youth League said the ICC should lodge war crime charges against Western leaders for their leadership of the Libyan conflict, but with less than half a million members, the effect of its demands may be limited.
06/20/2011 01:19 pm
The Southern African Development Community will not call on Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe to cede power. But by insisting on fair elections, it may push Mugabe into a corner nonetheless.
06/10/2011 12:05 pm
NATO's extension of its intervention in Libya comes amid a slew of defections from Tripoli. Can Qaddafi hang on?
06/03/2011 09:22 am
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
Larry Joe voluntarily turned himself in to police in South Africa, then found music in prison. He's turned his life around and now preaches against drugs and gangs.
05/30/2011 11:04 am
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