Topic: Steven Friedman
The Dalai Lama said he was forced to cancel a trip to South Africa due to visa delays. Critics say it's a foreign policy embarrassment.
10/04/2011 12:45 pm
In what has become an annual event, South African unions are set to strike for better wages. While the unions claim wage hikes will reduce inequality, critics say they cause youth unemployment.
07/15/2011 01:39 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
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
The African Union's road map lays out a cease-fire to allow humanitarian relief and dialogue toward a settlement. Qaddafi has accepted it, while rebels are studying it.
04/11/2011 10:07 am
Lifting sanctions on Zimbabwe would encourage further reform, says Botswana President Khama, formerly a vocal critic of Zimbabwe President Mugabe.
10/08/2010 11:27 am
In a Monitor interview, hard-liner Julius Malema outlines a young generation's vision for how South Africa can emulate Zimbabwe's land reform.
09/20/2010 12:52 pm
South Africa recalled its ambassador to Israel in a sharp rebuke over the Israeli raid of a Gaza flotilla this week as the fallout continue to spread over the raid, which left nine pro-Palestinian activists dead.
06/03/2010 12:05 pm
A cartoon of the Prophet Mohammad in South Africa has created a furor among the Muslim community, raising once again the debate between free expression and respect for religion.
05/22/2010 02:39 pm
South Africa's outspoken Julius Malema was fined $1,300 and ordered to attend anger management class for fomenting dissent within the African National Congress (ANC) party, and ejecting a BBC reporter from a press conference.
05/12/2010 10:22 am