Algeria, Sudan, Libya: Revolutions are hard — and unpredictable

Simon Allison

People power can break a dictatorship — but what comes next?

Zim to pay partial compensation to white ex-farmers


Zimbabwe will start paying partial compensation to white farmers after 4 000 were stripped of their land under former president Robert Mugabe

Cyclone Idai: The girl who was born in a mango tree, above the floods

Simon Allison

Amid the horror of Cyclone Idai are stories of strength, resilience and survival

SA defence in ‘critical decline’

Sipho Kings

South Africa’s response to Cyclone Idai is a serious warning about how poorly equipped the country is to deal with disasters

‘I have to choose between starvation or dying of disease’

Matias Guente

Cyclone Idai has caused severe damage and left people without members of their families, shelter or food to eat