With Hope Resting On Ramaphosa, He Sets Out A Bold Vision For South Africa. Can He Pull It Off?

The “Rainbow nation” seems to have revealed all its ugly stripes over the past few years: a rise in incidents of racism, tribalism, xenophobia, factionalism and continued high levels of gender-based violence.

Why The Resignation And Fall Of Old Leaders Is Not A Cause For Hope Among Africa’s Youth

There needs to be a new generation of leaders in Africa that are untied to the complicated histories of their countries’ pasts

Ramaphosa And The New South African Promised Land: How Many Messiahs Can One Country Take?

Nelson Mandela was South Africa’s first Messiah…almost everything he did was inevitably positive. The economy grew, rainbows were believed in, the national football team Bafana Bafana were football champions

Southern Africa Looks Good As Political Dinosaurs Leave: Real Change Or Shift From One-Man States To One-Party States?

Angola’s Lourenço, Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa and South Africa’s Ramaphosa all made star turns at last week’s World Economic Forum in Davos, visibly signalling re-entry into the global community.