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Francis Fukuyama, the acclaimed political scientist from Stanford University in the United States, tells News24 how the rise of populism – also in South Africa – might impact society in future.
Stanford University political scientist Francis Fukuyama told News24 in an interview how it is crucial for South Africa's recovery to ensure that its institutions remain strong – but he also isn't surprised that it has been eroded.
South Africa must ensure that its institutions are protected and remain committed to its constitution if it is to overcome the last decade and become competitive in the global economy, says Francis Fukuyama, world renowned political scientist.
After several delays and postponements, the culpable homicide case of Duduzane Zuma, kicked off in the Randburg Magistrate's Court on Tuesday. At the start of the proceedings the state indicated that one culpable homicide charge would be withdrawn.
DA leader Mmusi Maimane has instructed all DA-led municipalities to formulate and execute disaster plans to mitigate against infrastructural damage caused by load shedding.
Harry Gwala District Mayor Mluleki Ndobe is angry, saying his name was tarnished when he was accused of the murder of a former ANC Youth League (ANCYL) secretary Sindiso Magaqa.
One Pretoria mom got much more than she bargained for during a recent trip to the North West, when a Mozambique spitting cobra unexpectedly reared its head from a toilet her daughter was using.
A video has emerged of boys practising so-called "jungle justice" at Paarl Boys' High School which has been embroiled in allegations of corporal punishment, a practice outlawed in South Africa.
Some residents in remote parts of Mozambique are forced to fight each other in order to have something to eat following the destruction left by Cyclone Idai.
A pilot has allegedly died by suicide, leaving a trail of mayhem at the Matsieng Flying Club facility at Matsieng Aerodrome in Botswana. In a video that went viral, the aircraft is seen flying very low before hitting a structure at the clubhouse.
Ziyaad Shah, a former Capetonian who was injured in the deadly attack at the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, got a surprise visit in hospital from All Blacks rugby star Sonny Bill Williams and other rugby players on Friday.
This week on POLOTIKI, Eskom is still under the spotlight as South Africa goes dark. And election season is in full swing with political parties on Wednesday signing the code of conduct at the Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC).
A week after Cyclone Idai hit Mozambique and swept across the country to neighbouring Zimbabwe and Malawi, its death, destruction and flooding continues to grow in southern Africa.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has told the country not to panic as rolling blackouts continue. Speaking on the campaign trail in Delft on the the Western Cape, he said "we are addressing the Eskom issue".