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South Africa elections: Are crime charges rising?

by on May 22, 2019 0
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Police officers in Johannesburg make an arrest South Africa is a country notorious for high levels of crime. All the main parties agree it is a problem.The governing ANC - in power since 1994 - is frank about the situation.Its manifesto - published ahead of the general election... Read More

South Africa election: Cyril Ramaphosa vows to kind out ANC corruption

by on May 22, 2019 0
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPresident Ramaphosa dancing after election victorySouth Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has vowed to clean the African National Congress (ANC) of "all bad tendencies" in a bid to end corruption.In a victory speech in Johannesburg, he thanked voters and said they had sent a "clear message". Mr... Read More

North, South clearly divided over giving another chance to Modi

by on May 21, 2019 0
As one eagerly awaits counting day, the pattern of electoral contests across the country, as gleaned from the Lokniti-CSDS Post Poll Survey, points to crucial trends.While support for the return of the BJP-led NDA government appears visible, important regional variations are clearly discernible.Politically, the India of 2019 seems to have thrown up three regions:... Read More

South Africa’s election: Five things we bear now learnt

by on May 21, 2019 0
Image copyright AFP Plummeting voter turnout and big gains for fringe parties at either end of the political spectrum are arguably signs of South Africa's maturing democracy, however they could also be seen as evidence of a more divided society. The governing ANC has limped on with a reduced majority but some difficult challenges... Read More

South Africa election: Can Ramaphosa name time on corruption?

by on May 21, 2019 0
Image copyright Reuters Image caption President Cyril Ramaphosa has promised that he can renew the country 25 years after the first democratic poll South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has pledged to clean out the corruption that has become endemic under his party, the African National Congress (ANC). Whether or not voters believe he can... Read More
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