Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh told the leaders from 15 African countries this week that India would offer $5 billion for the next three years. How does this compare with Chinese investment in Africa?
05/25/2011 08:03 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
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
A reporter visits South Africa along with a copy of 'The Bang-Bang Club,' a book by war photographers that was recently turned into a movie, and contemplates the difference between covering conflict and living through it.
05/17/2011 11:36 am
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
Black South Africans cast their first votes as full citizens in 1994. How far has the country come?
04/26/2011 03:37 pm
An Afrikaans group has filed a racial hatred lawsuit against prominent politician Julius Malema because of his penchant for singing 'Shoot the Boer,' a provocative song of the South African freedom movement.
04/15/2011 02:07 pm
Many African leaders share China's viewpoint that national sovereignty is more important than human rights and democracy.
04/14/2011 12:04 pm
Alassane Ouattara, Ivory Coast's new president, must tread carefully as he works to disarm militias, defuse long-simmering hatreds.
04/12/2011 12:13 pm
Forces loyal to president-elect Ouattara stormed former president Gbagbo's bunker Monday and arrested him, ending the political standoff but not necessarily the violence between their supporters.
04/11/2011 01:31 pm