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A quest for unchecked power

A quest for unchecked power

Press freedom: the fiercest battle How South African private media played a pivotal role in mobilising civil society to expose a corrupt president and his cronies What is it to be an “African...

Distress and deep uncertainty

South Africa: tough at the top Much of the country’s private defence sector has enjoyed strong growth since 1994, but the state-owned flagship, Denel, is in serious trouble Since sanctions were...

Gunboat diplomacy

Gunboat diplomacy

China’s stakes in marine bases across Africa are unsettling the world’s major and minor powers, and could force the continent’s countries to take sides African countries may face harsh choices in...