May 9, 2018South Korea
The rapid pace of North Korean diplomacy makes it crucial that Japan and South Korea coordinate more closely on potential changes to Northeast Asian security. But they must first overcome some deep-r…
February 28, 2018South Africa
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s new cabinet is a significant improvement over his predecessor's and will reassure domestic and international investors.
January 31, 2018Kenya
Following the January 30 “inauguration” of Raila Odinga as an alternative president of Kenya, the Interior Ministry declared that his National Resistance Movement (NRM) is an “organized criminal group” under the Prevention of Organized Crimes Act
January 4, 2018Zimbabwe
President Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe ordered the return of Lesbury Farm to the white Smart family after they were forcibly evicted this June by the Mugabe administration.
December 18, 2017South Africa
Cyril Ramaphosa’s victory in the African National Congress (ANC) leadership race is good for democratic institutions, the rule of law, and the South African economy, at least in the short term. He is likely to become the state president following the 2019 elections, and he may force the corrupt and discredited Jacob Zuma to relinquish the presidency before then.
November 9, 2017South Africa
Delegates of South Africa's ANC will cast a secret ballot to determine the party's new National Executive Committee at the end of December. The front-runners for party leader are Nkosazan Dlamini-Zuma and Cyril Ramaphosa.