Andrew Kenny

The real reasons for South Africa’s riots

31 July 2021 9:00 am

Sixty-eight years ago, when I was four, my Scottish father and English mother took me from London to South Africa,…

What's behind the South African riots?

15 July 2021 8:59 am

South Africa is ablaze once more. In the provinces of KwaZulu-Natal (formerly Natal) and Gauteng (which includes Johannesburg and Pretoria),…

The long death of South Africa’s political centre

2 November 2019 9:00 am

 Cape Town Last Sunday, when South Africa beat Wales to go through to the rugby World Cup final against England,…

The students tearing down Cecil Rhodes’s statue are still upholding his legacy

25 April 2015 9:00 am

Protesting students in Cape Town may disdain the statue of Cecil Rhodes, yet they do not reject his legacy

The grim state of South Africa one year after Nelson Mandela

6 December 2014 9:00 am

One year after Mandela’s death, the situation in South Africa is as bleak as it has been since the arrival of democracy