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20th March 2019 We often hear that irrigation in Africa is too limited, and that the key to a “green revolution” on the continent is to expand to levels seen in... →
19th March 2019 Namibia’s South West African People’s Organisation (Swapo) is an exception among the liberation movements that became governments in Africa. As... →
11th March 2019 The post-Mugabe regime in Zimbabwe continues to struggle to establish its legitimacy. While this is the case the terms of its future international... →
11th March 2019 Since February 2018, there have been about 60 terror attacks in the eastern region of Burkina Faso. Although no group has claimed responsibility,... →
8th March 2019 Corruption in South Africa isn’t simply a matter of bad morals or weak law enforcement. It’s embedded in processes of class formation –... →
7th March 2019 Droughts have become more commonplace in South Africa in recent years. In the past two decades since 1990, 12 of those years were defined as drier... →
7th March 2019 Muhammadu Buhari was re-elected as president of Nigeria in late February, winning 56% of the vote share in a poll shrouded in controversy. After... →
6th March 2019 Six years ago a major development was announced in South Africa. Billed as a game changer, it was meant to alter the urban footprint of... →
5th March 2019 This year marks the 59th anniversary of the Sharpeville massacre in South Africa. On 21 March 1960 the apartheid police opened fire on unarmed... →
4th March 2019 Is South Africa regularly denying children their right to access education as well as health care on the grounds either of petty bureaucracy or by... →