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International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

China hosts BRICS. South Africa considers early election. Kenya markets react to nullified election. Baltic PMs meet in Poland. All in The Week Ahead.

Politics Sub-Saharan Africa

Mantras but little substance: The future of the ANC

South Africa’s national policy conference closed with an ANC that has never been as divided as it is now in its 105-year old history.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

France and the U.K. go to the polls again. A Corruption scandal hits South Africa. Pakistan and India join the SCO. All in The Week Ahead.

Insights Politics Sub-Saharan Africa

Playing with Knives: What Does South Africa’s Cabinet Reshuffle Mean for the Country?

During the ‘Night of the Long Knives’, President Jacob Zuma announced the broadest Cabinet reshuffle in the history of post-Apartheid South Africa.

Politics Sub-Saharan Africa Under The Radar

Under the Radar: South African students pressure mining sector to fund free tuition

South Africa’s universities are in disarray as students protest a tuition hike, and pressure the mining sector to help fund free higher education.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Olympics kick off. BoE sets rates. US election shifts into high gear. Muslim leaders meet. South Africa votes. All in The Week Ahead.

Economics Sub-Saharan Africa Under The Radar

Under The Radar: Deadly clashes in South Africa highlight ANC failure

South Africa is suffering from a wave of violence that highlights widespread dissatisfaction in the country’s leadership and their economic stewardship.

Politics Sub-Saharan Africa

Zuma is a liability to ANC and South Africa

Ensuing and ever-deepening crises surrounding South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma are testing the resilience of the young democracy’s institutions.

Finance Sub-Saharan Africa

South Africa’s investment climate even riskier now

As the country’s woes continue, a new investment framework may make things even more difficult for investors in South Africa.   Considered a darling among investors in Sub-Saharan Africa not

International Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

South African Minister presents budget. Fed delivers speech. Ireland holds general election. Iran holds parliamentary elections. Dems vote in South Carolina, the GOP in Nevada. All in the Weekly Risk Outlook. South African