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21st August 2017 Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga and his National Super Alliance are contesting the country’s general election results in the Supreme Court.... →
21st August 2017 A nation “once again… gripped by grief”. This was how Ernest Bai Koroma, president of Sierra Leone, described the effects of the mudslide that... →
17th August 2017 Five years ago this week 44 people were killed in the course of an industrial dispute at a platinum mine in South Africa’s North West Province... →
15th August 2017 During the recent G-20 meeting in Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel floated the idea that African countries should be given weapons as part of... →
15th August 2017 The conventional view is that insecurity of land tenure results from the lack of a registered title deed which records the property rights of... →
8th August 2017 South Africa’s governing African National Congress has got itself into one hell of a pickle. The National Assembly is due to debate an opposition... →
4th August 2017 Relying on one event to change a country usually ends in tears – particularly when you pin so much on it that you endanger your future. The event... →
4th August 2017 South Africa is reeling from a string of scandals involving state owned enterprises and the Guptas, a family with close ties to President Jacob... →
1st August 2017 The prognosis that the South African economy is in dire straits is pretty obvious even to the untrained eye. The solution to the country’s present... →
1st August 2017 President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has barely five months to save his 17-year regime from a cataclysmic ending.... →