A coal mine, an unsolved murder: a woman’s fight for her mother’s legacy

By Ylenia Gostoli A year after Fikile Ntshangase was shot six times in her home in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province, her daughter has seen no justice It was 7:30pm on … Read More

What by-elections in South Africa say about the ruling party and the state of opposition

By Dirk Kotze, University of South Africa Special significance is often attached to by-elections. They are regarded as barometers of change in the political mood of a country. For parties, … Read More

How a chief defied apartheid and upheld democracy for the good of his people

By Jill E. Kelly, Associate Professor of History, Southern Methodist University The recently released report of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s advisory panel on land reform, and the latest efforts to force through two controversial … Read More

South African Presidency Website Hack Could’ve Been Avoided With Stronger Security Measures

Last month, the South African Presidency’s website was hacked, which was confirmed by president Cyril Ramaphosa’s spokesperson. Website exploits seem to be commonplace these days, and in this case, the … Read More