South Africa: Can Ramaphosa Revitalise South Africa's Foreign Policy?
Many South Africans are hoping that Cyril Ramaphosa will inject badly needed energy, integrity and economic savvy into the country's lacklustre and sometimes corrupt and… Read more »
October 25, 2017
Africa: New Clash in the AU Over Western Sahara
Just six months on the job, African Union (AU) Commission chief Moussa Faki Mahamat has to handle a diplomatic crisis that is causing a rift in the organisation. He must solve the… Read more »
May 12, 2017
Africa: Morocco's Exports From Western Sahara Hang in the Balance
South Africa has been accused of 'sabotaging' Morocco's commercial interests in Africa by seizing a vessel carrying phosphate mined by Morocco in Western Sahara. Read more »
June 21, 2016
Africa: What Next for Western Sahara?
There are few places as desolate as the camps of the Polisario Front in western Algeria. Over the years, infrastructure has been built to accommodate the tens of thousands of… Read more »
April 26, 2016
Western Sahara: Morocco Walks Out of Addis Meeting Over W Sahara
No issue divides the member states of the African Union (AU) like the dispute over Western Sahara. Also known as the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), this partially… Read more »