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
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African trade officials convened in South Africa this week to announce the start of negotiations on a continental free trade zone that would incorporate 26 countries and cost almost a trillion dollars.
06/16/2011 04:57 pm
When women hurl the word 'slut' at other women, we aren’t just buying into the lie that some of us deserve violence more than others. We’re also lying to ourselves about our own safety.
06/13/2011 11:26 am
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
With the Obama administration facing Republican pressure to cut the budget, the government's $50 billion overseas programs could be on the table.
06/03/2011 01:18 pm
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
Proponents of Wal-Mart's $2.37 billion move to acquire South Africa's Massmart say it will bring needed jobs. Opponents worry about a flood of Chinese goods. Will South Africa approve the bid?
05/25/2011 10:34 am
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