The ANC Has A New Leader, But Politically South Africa Remains In A Very Dangerous Place 

Will Zuma stand down as president of the country if the party asked him, as Mbeki did? Unlikely. Mbeki had no reason to fear the consequences of leaving office. Zuma, on the other hand, has numerous reasons to cling to power.

Mugabe And Angola’s Dos Santos: Africa’s Old Men – And Their Dynasties – Seem, Finally, To Be Fading Away

It’s unrealistic to hope that either Angola or Zimbabwe will soon move from decades of repressive rule, but we
are witnessing the end of an era.

In Cote d’Ivorie, A Nation Of Migrants, A Referendum On The Constitution Raises Dust

The proposed constitution maintains a two-term limit, which 85% of Ivoirians support and establishes a senate, one-third of who will be directly appointed by the president