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10th September 2015 Africa’s universities are attracting more and more students each year. In some cases these numbers are being driven by government policies designed... →
9th September 2015 Although South Africa has the highest foetal alcohol syndrome rate in the world, government’s efforts to address the problem have been inadequate.... →
8th September 2015 As a sports fan, I was disappointed to find myself thinking more about economics than track-and-field events after hearing that the South African... →
7th September 2015 The South African city Durban has made history by being named the first in Africa to host the Commonwealth Games since they started 85 years ago.... →
4th September 2015 Peter Gabriel’s song characterising the influence of Steve Biko is as apt today as it was in the 1980s: You can blow out a candle but you... →
3rd September 2015 Unlike many other countries, South Africa does not have one recognised “official” poverty line. Instead, a number of different thresholds are used,... →
3rd September 2015 On paper, the South Sudanese government led by President Salva Kiir and its armed opposition, commanded by former vice president Riek Machar, have... →
2nd September 2015 The legacies of apartheid in South Africa can only be understood by making sense of the complexities of the past. This includes recognising what... →
1st September 2015 Africa’s only regional bank, the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), has come a long way since its near collapse in 1995. It now reflects its... →
1st September 2015 Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir’s planned visit to the United Nations in New York this month presents US President Barack Obama’s government with... →