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Ramaphosa swallows Zuma's poison pill

Ramaphosa swallows Zuma's poison pill

23rd February 2018 The populist and irresponsible announcement made by ex-President Zuma over his shoulder as he rode into the sunset – announcing fee-... 

 Liberia and Sierra Leone can achieve real women's empowerment

Liberia and Sierra Leone can achieve real women's empowerment

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      21st February 2018 Neighbouring Liberia and Sierra Leone are undergoing post-conflict transitions. And in both countries, national elections are ushering in new... 

Verifying key claims in SA’s 2018 State of the Nation address debate

Verifying key claims in SA’s 2018 State of the Nation address debate

By: Africa Check     20th February 2018 South Africa’s parliament squeezed in the debate on the State of the Nation address as well as the president’s reply before the budget speech is... 

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Sona 2018, Ramaphosa Rapture and the Re-vitalisation of the ANC

Sona 2018, Ramaphosa Rapture and the Re-vitalisation of the ANC 

19th February 2018 This opinion piece was written by Mike Roussos Our new president did an excellent job of raising the spirits of the country with his rendition of... 

Fact-checked: Pres Cyril Ramaphosa’s first-ever State of the Nation Address

Fact-checked: Pres Cyril Ramaphosa’s first-ever State of the Nation Address

By: Africa Check     19th February 2018 New South African president Cyril Ramaphosa was afforded calm and plenty of cheers as he delivered his first state of the nation address. Did he... 

SA would do well to heed Chile’s lessons in supporting mining sector

SA would do well to heed Chile’s lessons in supporting mining sector

15th February 2018 The looming judicial review of the government’s controversial Mining Charter this month sharpens attention on what works, and what doesn’t, in... 

The Way Forward for a New South African Presidency

The Way Forward for a New South African Presidency

14th February 2018 The ANC has officially taken the decision to remove Jacob Zuma from his post as president of South Africa. However, Zuma has so far refused to go... 

Africa’s Top 5 most politically-stable countries

Africa’s Top 5 most politically-stable countries

By: In On Africa IOA     12th February 2018 Political stability is a quality hard to acquire in African governments, and often fleeting once obtained. Politicians once taking office can... 

Does Nigeria have 23% of world’s malaria cases, as a major insecticide maker claimed?

Does Nigeria have 23% of world’s malaria cases, as a major insecticide maker claimed?

By: Africa Check     7th February 2018 In recent years, major insecticide brand Mortein is highly visible in anti-malaria campaigns in Nigeria. It often partners with state governments... 

Zuma’s broken promise: Mpumalanga high court in SA not yet completed

Zuma’s broken promise: Mpumalanga high court in SA not yet completed

By: Africa Check     6th February 2018 The State of the Nation addresses involves reflection on government’s achievements: how many households have been connected to electricity or how... 

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