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The date of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU is drawing ever nearer. What this exactly will entail and how it will affect South Africa is yet to be seen, but the UK says that, regardless, it is pushing for closer economic ties with Africa.
John Magufuli came to power in Tanzania amid much fanfare. He’s done much in the way of reform — but the slow creep towards autocracy is concerning.
It is almost six months since the dramatic departure of Robert Mugabe from Zimbabwe’s presidency. As more than 100 political parties gear up for elections in July, citizens’ hopes for the future range from cautiously optimistic to fiercely sceptical.
The artist Brett Murray chats about his show Again Again, a profoundly personal response to the South Africa’s turbulent political milieu.
The country needs to make structural changes to the economy and lessen its dependence on diamonds.
Innocent lives up-ended as conflict escalates.