Jacob Zumas vei til presidentstolen ble til med støtte fra fagbevegelse og venstresiden i ANC, men alliansen er under press og fraksjonene i ANC bruser med fjærene. Fotballfesten dempet ikke de politiske og sosioøkonomiske spenningene i landet, men viste at Afrika også er et kontinent for de store begivenheter. Likevel er det svært usikkert hvordan arrangementet vil påvirke den langsiktige utviklingen. Les mer >
Johannesburg (South Africa) - The alleged fixing of state construction contracts dominated newspaper headlines earlier this week, but soon petered out as allegations of fraud worth R30-billion left South Africa cold. Les mer >
Mail and Guardian (South Africa), by Nickolaus Bauer / 7.2.2013
Johannesburg (South Africa) - Before the 2009 general elections, political pundits predicted that a shift of black electoral support from the African National Congress (ANC) to Congress of the People (COPE) was inevitable. Les mer >
South African Civil Society Information Service (SACSIS), by Mandisi Majavu* / 5.2.2013
Right2KnowWhile the Right2Know Campaign launched in 2010 as an coalition of organisations and people responding to the Protection of State Information Bill (the Secrecy Bill), the Campaign quickly broadened its scope to tackle related issues.
Abahlali baseMjondoloThe Abahlali baseMjondolo (Shack Dwellers) Movement began in Durban, South Africa, in early 2005. Although it is overwhelmingly located in and around the large port city of Durban it is, in terms of the numbers of people mobilised, the largest organisation of the militant poor in post-apartheid South Africa.
The Southern African NGO NetworkSANGONeT is still one of very few NGOs in Africa involved in the field of information communication technologies (ICTs) and continues to serve civil society with a wide range of ICT products and services.