South Africa's president weathered scandal after scandal while driving his country’s economy and reputation into the ground. His luck has finally run out.
As Cape Town counts down to Day Zero, South Africans worry about severe unrest and outbreaks of disease.
Zimbabwe’s military didn’t topple the regime. It just restored the ruling party’s corrupt old guard to power.
Gift Ngoepe was the first African-born player to make it to the big show. Major League Baseball is betting he won't be the last.
The opposition comes as close as it ever has to removing Jacob Zuma from office.
South Africa’s Teflon president has survived six attempts on his political life. Even if he survives a seventh, the damage to Africa’s most storied liberation movement is done.
When they’re not smuggling ivory and rhino horn, Africa’s most notorious criminal syndicates are stealing farm animals to make a 2,500-year-old traditional Chinese remedy.
The Gupta family’s shadowy business empire is a symbol of all that’s wrong with South Africa.
The essential step to restoring faith in American democracy is authorizing an independent investigation into the president’s ties to the government of Russia.
President Jacob Zuma is toying with land expropriation policies that threaten the country's economy — and his own leadership.
Populists keep winning because the system really is rigged. Reversing the global tide of authoritarian nativism requires making legal systems work for everyone.