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9th January 2019 Are universities teaching the right kind of economics? Are they equipping students with the right kind of skills? These are some of the questions... →
9th January 2019 Day after day Sudanese are taking to the streets to protest against the rule of Omar al-Bashir. The president, who himself seized power in 1989... →
8th January 2019 On December 30, 2018, 46-million citizens cast their votes in a historic election in the Democratic Republic of Congo. There hasn’t been a peaceful... →
8th January 2019 South Africa’s Minister of Basic Education announced a 2018 matric pass rate of 78.2% in the first week of January as well as a number of other... →
13th December 2018 South Africa is among relatively few African countries that hold regular democratic elections with high levels of integrity, enabling citizens to... →
12th December 2018 When you think of a country’s water resources, you may not realise that there are many kinds. Some is surface water, such as dams and rivers.... →
11th December 2018 As the entrails of the era under South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma continue to be exposed each day before a commission set up to... →
6th December 2018 To extract minerals from host rocks, mines grind down rock into fine sand. Once the mineral is extracted, most of this fine sand remains as a... →
3rd December 2018 A country’s wealth goes hand in hand with its Gross Domestic Product (GDP), which is the market value of goods and services over a defined period... →
30th November 2018 R21-billion: that’s how much South Africa’s beleaguered national carrier, South African Airways (SAA), says it needs to keep running. SAA has... →