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12th January 2018 In the 1980s and 1990s parts of Africa saw a surge in dam building for energy production. After a brief hiatus there has been renewed interested.... →
11th January 2018 The political protests that destabilised Ethiopia’s two largest regional states in 2016 have become a major test for Ethiopia’s ruling People’s... →
10th January 2018 When media cover a political party conference decision, it is best to report on the entire resolution, not just the exciting bits. This may reduce... →
9th January 2018 Why is it that when the West was turning away from direct colonialism in the mid-20th century, South Africa shifted to apartheid, an intensified... →
8th January 2018 In his inaugural address the new President of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa, confirmed that land reform was both historically necessary and... →
14th December 2017 South Africans are fond of debating whether public or private sector failings are the bigger problem. It does not take too long to realise that... →
13th December 2017 The biggest changes to South Africa’s labour laws since 1995, shortly after the country’s first democratic elections, are currently being... →
12th December 2017 It is widely accepted that South Africa is one of the most unequal societies in the world – the top 10% of the population earn about 60% of all... →
8th December 2017 The South African Communist Party (SACP) has broken with history and challenged the governing African National Congress (ANC) in an election. The... →
7th December 2017 The suspense is tangible as the African National Congress (ANC) – South Africa’s former liberation movement that’s turned into a tired governing... →