Zimbabwe’s Mugabe Says Will Rule Until He’s 100, But A Fierce Power Struggle To Succeed Him Is Raging

Although the First Lady said Mugabe sleeps “with one eye open”, there are no threats to his rule from outside the party. Age is his only real challenger.

Zambia’s Lungu Says He’s No Dictator And Doesn’t Want To Be One, But He’s Turning Into A Mugabe Very Fast

Lungu took advantage of a fire at a popular Lusaka market to declare a state of emergency, that gives him power to suspend Parliament, restrict freedom of movement, and impose a curfew.

Democracy Is Looking Sickly Across Southern Africa, With The Ruling Parties And Oppositions Both In A Shambles

Some 65% of South Africans want Zuma to resign. An all-time low approval rating of 20% makes him less popular among the electorate than even US President Donald Trump.

On Africa Day, Question Is ‘Can Former Liberators Lead Continent Into The Future?’

Freedom fighters believe they have a right to govern, but struggle to deliver the economic development that Africa needs.

Like Mugabe In Zimbabwe, Under-Siege Zuma Camp Mobilises ANC Veterans: Democracy In SA Risks Going South

Dressed in military fatigues, 700 “veterans” performing the toyi-toyi protest dance, said they were ready to go to war with what ANC hardliners refer to as “the enemy” and “counter-revolutionaries”