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Yes, teenagers account for 10% of deliveries in South Africa, but not half the maternal deaths

Yes, teenagers account for 10% of deliveries in South Africa, but not half the maternal deaths

By: Africa Check     23rd January 2019 Many of the mothers who die during or shortly after childbirth are teenagers, the KwaZulu-Natal provincial government’s head of health said... 

What needs to be done to stop Zimbabwe's violent meltdown

What needs to be done to stop Zimbabwe's violent meltdown

22nd January 2019 Zimbabwe is sliding into a violent meltdown and it’s expected to worsen, unless there are some serious interventions. Days of mass protests have... 

South African commentators often don't understand the ANC -- or the country

South African commentators often don't understand the ANC -- or the country

22nd January 2019 Regular media as well as social media in South Africa have much to say about the governing African National Congress (ANC). But much of the... 

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 Will Sudan’s latest protests bring down Bashir?

Will Sudan’s latest protests bring down Bashir?

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      22nd January 2019 Street protests that started in the north-eastern Sudanese city of Atbara over bread and fuel price hikes on 19 December have snowballed into weeks... 

Making sense of the DRC's struggle for democracy

Making sense of the DRC's struggle for democracy

By: Creamer Media Reporter      21st January 2019 On January 10, amid much controversy, the national electoral commission announced that Félix Tshisekedi had won the Democratic Republic of the... 

Books paint contrasting pictures of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Books paint contrasting pictures of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

21st January 2019 Writings on South African liberation struggle icon Winnie Mandela almost all fall into one of two categories – either hagiography or demonology.... 

Ramaphosa’s wooing of Zuma: does it spell problems for the country?

Ramaphosa’s wooing of Zuma: does it spell problems for the country? 

By: Raymond Suttner     21st January 2019 Since the 2017 ANC conference held at Nasrec in Johannesburg, it has been clear that the organisation has not been united behind Cyril Ramaphosa as... 

Attack shows that al-Shabaab is still a potent threat to Kenya

Attack shows that al-Shabaab is still a potent threat to Kenya

18th January 2019 The terror attack in Nairobi was a tragedy. But also, to some extent, unexpected. Kenya suffered relatively frequent attacks between 2013 and 2016... 

 The silent destruction of Senegal’s last forests

The silent destruction of Senegal’s last forests

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      18th January 2019 Senegal’s Casamance region was once the breadbasket of this West African nation, known for its rich vegetation, biodiversity and expansive forests.... 

The real challenge facing the Eskom task team

The real challenge facing the Eskom task team

By: Terence Creamer     18th January 2019 The most recent financial and operational crises at Eskom have brought to the fore the serious economic risks associated with relying on an entity... 

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