Stratospheric statistics and serial superlatives can still cut through – even in this age deluged by data. For some, today’s omnicrisis, ... born of the pandemic and the ensuing geopolitical clash over Moscow’s war on Ukraine, might seem to rival the great crash of 1929, which also followed a pandemic amid heightened geopolitical rivalries.
Most of us South Africans consider our constitution – with its enshrined civil and social rights – as a matter of pride, even national ... identity. After centuries of colonial exploitation and then apartheid, this basic law turned South Africa into a constitutional democracy. That means our constitution is the supreme law of the country – so constitutional supremacy rules, okay?
The peaceful handover of power from President Joseph Kabila to President Felix Tshisekedi was applauded worldwide. It was seen as the rupture ... from a past characterised by coups and military takeovers, corruption and misgovernance
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Beyond planning national economic recoveries as they exited the pandemic, policymakers were also focusing on ways to maximise the value of the ... African Continental Free Trade Area to diversify regional economies and break free of the dependence on unprocessed commodity exports.
Muhammadu Buhari, a Northern Muslim, has been President of Nigeria since 2015 and is due to leave office after elections next year. Last week, ... he summoned the 22 (out of 36) Governors who belong to his All Progressives Congress (APC) party and asked them to allow him to choose his successor.
By six o'clock this morning, Bola Tinubu’s newspaper ‘The Nation’ was confidently predicting that he would clinch the presidential nomination ... of the ruling All Progressives’ Congress (APC), winning over as many as 1,800 of the 2,322 accredited delegates in the primary elections. And ‘This Day’ newspaper, owned by fellow media baron Nduka Obaigbena, concurred.