Jacob Zuma
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 journalist”? Working in...

Up in the air

Up in the air

African airlines: the good and the bad A history of government interference in African state-owned airlines has led to inefficiency and unsustainable debt levels, but Ethiopia’s done it differently Running an airline...

South Africa: a time to worry

South Africa: a time to worry

Spare a thought for South African journalists, reduced to peering into murk and gun smoke for clues to what’s going on inside South Africa’s National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), the crisis-riddled state agency that...

The ethics of relationships

Africa: ethical business A long-term approach to doing business anywhere relies on nurturing relationships, and perhaps more in Africa than elsewhere By Alain Tschudin Ten years ago, many organisations engaged in...

Keeping it in the family

Keeping it in the family

African dynasties: a common phenomenon By Marcel Gascón Barberá Political dynasties have not been an uncommon phenomenon in post-colonial Africa. In Togo and Gabon, two families have been ruling for decades. Hereditary...

The demon of tribalism

The demon of tribalism

South Africa: inclusive versus exclusive politics Jacob Zuma’s narrow Zulu nationalism stands in the way of the development of an inclusive South African identity Most African countries were flung together by former...