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12th November 2015 It’s said that behind every powerful language is an army and money. Consider the case of English. In South Africa, as in its other colonies, the... →
12th November 2015 This is part of a series of articles The Conversation Africa is running on financial inclusion and micro credit and their role in economic... →
12th November 2015 Southern Africa is in for a bumpy, dry ride. There is a 50% chance of a drought occurring this summer that could have an impact on the whole region... →
11th November 2015 Understanding South Africa’s foreign policy has proved elusive these 20-odd years past. The brilliant South African cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro... →
11th November 2015 Mozambique has one of Africa’s lowest electrification rates. The national grid reached just 23% of the population in 2012. Around 68% of... →
11th November 2015 In the years after South Africa became a democracy, the country’s universities began a tough process of change. They worked to improve access for... →
10th November 2015 Thirty years ago, there was really only one way to be a university student in Ghana: finish school, enrol as a full-time candidate and dedicate... →
10th November 2015 A few days into the protests that swept South Africa’s campuses during October, university managers turned to the courts for help. A number of... →
9th November 2015 South Africa’s education system is widely accepted to be in crisis. An alarming number of its children are functionally illiterate and innumerate.... →
9th November 2015 Many African countries have in recent years shown phenomenal economic growth. But recent developments on global markets – including the drop in... →