Africa

As Jacob Zuma takes over as South Africa’s president, the ‘Beloved Country’ needs to break with idolatry

The rise of Kenya’s middle class offers the country, and the whole continent, hope for the future

Aid to Africa is the problem, not the solution, according to Dambisa Moyo, Zambian-born economist and author of Dead Aid. She discusses the issue with Richard Dowden, executive director of the Royal African Society, and Standpoint editor Daniel Johnson

Piracy on the high seas, especially near failed and unstable Muslim states, is becoming an international security headache