Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
Investors are increasingly worried that Argentina will be unable to repay its billions of dollars in debt and are dumping the country's assets.
Thousands of people gathered in the Malawian capital Lilongwe on Thursday to demonstrate against the re-election of President Peter Mutharika, which protestors say was due to fraud.
The Australian stock market closed at its highest level in more than a decade on Monday, on news of a shock election victory for the ruling centre-right government.
Jubilant about his impending defeat, Fakkad Baba is one of a colourful host of no-hoper candidates in India's mega-election to throw their hat in the ring every time.
While poverty in India, which has five times the population, is declining, the number of destitute in Nigeria is believed to be growing by six people every minute.
Malawi's Vice President Saulos Chilima and former president Joyce Banda have formed an alliance to take on the ruling party in May elections, a joint statement said Friday.
The DA's billboard listing the names of the Life Esidimeni victims was a shameful, insensitive act of political opportunism, made worse by the inability to admit to the hurt and offence caused, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
A change in policy is an important step towards change, meaning there would be invigorated approaches to better our livelihoods.
The real problem with the DA's whining about the ANC "stealing" its slogan is what it says about the party's views on ownership, particularly intellectual ownership, writes Glenn Bownes.
As South Africa heads for the polls in a few months time in its sixth democratic election, political party electioneering has begun in earnest, writes Cheryl Hendricks.
Interim leader Mohammed Ennaceur has 90 days to organise a presidential election, says Tunisia's electoral commission.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a government, forcing Israel into snap elections this September. Here's everything you need to know.
On 8 May, Wimpy will be giving away free coffee to everyone who comes into its stores after casting a vote in the national and provincial elections.
Chief of Army Staff Tukur Buratai said earlier this week some politicians planned to use bombings and other acts of violence in a bid to influence the vote and vowed that the military will take measures to contain the threats.
Vote buying is major challenge. Party agents are known to induce voters with offers of cash for votes.
Chief electoral officer of the Electoral Commission of SA, Sy Mamabolo, has welcomed the signing into law of the Political Party Funding Act, but it is seems that it won't take effect in time for the looming general elections.
Regular media as well as social media in South Africa have much to say about the governing ANC. But much of the commentary fails to understand the party – or the country, writes Steven Friedman.
The DA has reason to be seriously worried ahead of the elections coming up in May, while the ANC needs to pull up its socks if it wants to capitalise on the DA's loosened grip on the Western Cape.
The fake bromance between Cyril Ramaphosa and Jacob Zuma is like a third rate soap opera. The plot is not credible, the dialogue is weak and the actors are pathetic, writes Max du Preez.
Despite the fact that it has not ever made a job target it has set itself, the ANC has pledged to create an extra 275 000 jobs a year.
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