Former president Zuma has made a habit of subverting the constitutional order for political gain, and the destabilizing consequences are now on open display.
South Africa take heed: “a virus is harmful, but the destruction of rights is fatal.”
After years of decay and deficiency, South Africa’s executive has stood up to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In crisis lies opportunity, and nowhere is that more true than in South Africa’s foreign policy prospects.
South Africa’s recent general election has bucked the international trend toward populism by consolidating its democracy at the political center.
President Ramaphosa inherited a dire national energy outlook, but one that’s not without its own opportunities.
The BRICS model of mutually respectful state-to-state cooperation can serve as a valuable template for the post-US global order.
It’s time for President Ramaphosa to break with recent past and reassert the moral and multilateral imperatives in South African foreign policy.