Ramaphosa Should End the Presidential Merry-Go-Round

[The Conversation Africa] The large majority of South Africans, including members of the governing African National Congress (ANC), will be glad to see the back of Jacob Zuma as president. Many, if not most, will hope that Cyril Ramaphosa, the party’s …

[The Conversation Africa] The large majority of South Africans, including members of the governing African National Congress (ANC), will be glad to see the back of Jacob Zuma as president. Many, if not most, will hope that Cyril Ramaphosa, the party's newly-elected president, will assume the state presidency immediately rather than entertaining the nonsense of the party electing an "interim president".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Rulers Fail to Live Up to Arab Spring Promise

[RFI] Nearly one thousand people have been arrested in Tunisia in the biggest wave of social unrest since the revolution. Anger at new austerity measures has brought hundreds of Tunisians back onto the streets with the same demands they did back in 201…

[RFI] Nearly one thousand people have been arrested in Tunisia in the biggest wave of social unrest since the revolution. Anger at new austerity measures has brought hundreds of Tunisians back onto the streets with the same demands they did back in 2011. Seven years on, protesters say the government has failed to live up to the promises of the Arab Spring.

source: AllAfrica News: Tunisia

Why Zuma’s Free Higher Education Plan Will Cripple South Africa’s Finances

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa’s fee-free higher education initiative, controversially introduced by President Jacob Zuma in the dying weeks of 2017, will plunge the country into a deeper financial crisis if it isn’t adjusted one way or another.

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa's fee-free higher education initiative, controversially introduced by President Jacob Zuma in the dying weeks of 2017, will plunge the country into a deeper financial crisis if it isn't adjusted one way or another.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa – Eulogy At Official Funeral of Prof Keorapetse Kgositsile

[Govt of SA] Eulogy by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa at the special official funeral in honour of Prof Keorapetse Kgositsile, Marks Park, Johannesburg

[Govt of SA] Eulogy by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa at the special official funeral in honour of Prof Keorapetse Kgositsile, Marks Park, Johannesburg

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

U.S. to Join South Africa in Bringing War Criminals to Justice

[Legalbrief] The sensational year-end arrest and bail hearing in Cape Town of convicted international arms trader Guus Kouwenhoven has brought the terrible decades-long Liberian civil war back into focus in SA.

[Legalbrief] The sensational year-end arrest and bail hearing in Cape Town of convicted international arms trader Guus Kouwenhoven has brought the terrible decades-long Liberian civil war back into focus in SA.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia