Emerging market economies in a post-oil era might find themselves in the same traps when mining for the necessary metals.
Contagion from the Turkish crisis to other emerging markets is not widespread.
African countries lose more than $50 billion each year to illegal financial outflows, mostly through tax avoidance and evasion.
Winnie Mandela’s contradictory personas are a reflection of the history of South Africa and of the society that it is today.
South Korea’s and Brazil’s former Presidents are being jailed for corruption. South Africa’s ex-leader appears to be next.
The reactions to the National Assembly’s motion to amend South Africa’s constitution for the expropriation of land without compensation underscore how divided South Africa remains.
Once a haven for other Africans, the country’s economic crisis has soured public opinion on foreigners.
Decades after Apartheid, violence remains an unresolved obstacle to the country’s success.
South Africa’s clean government activists have prevailed against the former president, but it will take time to undo his damage.