Anthony Egan

Politics & Society Dispatches
February 15, 2017
Apartheid-era mental health care facilities were not great. But at least they weren't lethal.
Politics & Society Dispatches
January 13, 2017

Persisting low-level to acute crises throughout southern Africa may make 2017 a year to remember with regret.

Politics & Society Signs Of the Times
November 02, 2016
Chaos and intransigence in the universities is matched by absurd criminal charges against a minister of finance who may only be doing his job too well.
Politics & Society Dispatches
October 12, 2016
The decision by South Africa’s National Prosecuting Authority to charge Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan and two associates with fraud is significant to say the least.
Dispatches
September 29, 2016
African Jesuits vow to help create a new generation of leaders for the continent.
Signs Of the Times
September 08, 2016
Just when we thought that the Hawks (the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation) had finally got their claws out of South Africa’s Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, they’re back! Conveniently waiting until after the local elections, they have once again subpoenaed Gordhan regarding
Dispatches
August 26, 2016
President Jacob Zuma has insisted that he fully supports his minister of finance but claims he can do nothing to stop the investigation.
Dispatches
August 23, 2016
The local elections suggest an uneasy period for municipal governance in general and the A.N.C.’s leadership in the country.
Dispatches
August 04, 2016
The 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) was held in Durban, South Africa on July 18-22.
Signs Of the Times
August 04, 2016
Grahamstown, the small university city that hosts South Africa’s annual National Festival of the Arts each year, is historically a frontier town—the meeting place in the 19th century between the British Empire and the Xhosa nation, before the latter was annexed, creating the present-day