With nearly 20 polls this year, can a floundering AU give elections the attention they desperately need?
The country could outperform its low-middle-income African peers – but only if it resolves the Western Sahara/SADR dispute.
The government is blocking the potential that foreign workers can bring to SA’s stagnant economy.
Although no single alternative to the dollar is likely, the shift away from a Western-led global order has begun.
Democracy generally follows development, so Africa’s friends should focus on unlocking rapid growth through better governance.
Military leaders must align a declining budget with the kind of operations the defence force should prepare for.
“Jakkie Cilliers has a deep knowledge of Africa’s current development dynamics, theoretically and practically. His writings always provide extremely useful insights on the possible futures of our continent.”
Dr Ibrahim Mayaki
CEO of the African Union Development Agency-Nepad