Jacob Zuma’s hold on South African politics is weakening, throwing the ANC into crisis

Dambisa Moyo’s Winner Take All is a worthwhile attempt to focus attention on China’s increasing influence in Africa but the author fails to adequately tackle the subject

This week, the focus on Islamic extremism has briefly shifted to Nigeria and a group called Boko Haram. The group have gone on a killing spree in northern Nigeria, leading to the deaths of at least 150 people.