National elections are scheduled for 23 December 2018 in the Democratic Republic of Congo. It is likely that Joseph Kabila, who has managed to delay polls since his mandate ended in 2016, will continue to do so.
Senior Researcher Nick Branson's Briefing Note on "Land, Law and Traditional Leadership in South Africa" was quoted in an article by Jakkie Cilliers for Business Day on the ruling style of President Jacob Zuma
Land remains an emotive fault line in South Africa. This Briefing Note examines the ANC's record on land reform, outlines the winners and losers under the current dispensation, and offers a series of policy provocations.
Rising debt, the ever-growing prominence of social media and a battle for the soul of the ANC are just some of the things Jamie Hitchen and Nick Branson are expecting to see in Africa in the year ahead.