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 Zimbabwe’s historic elections: a case of leopards not changing their spots

Zimbabwe’s historic elections: a case of leopards not changing their spots

By: Creamer Media Reporter      3rd August 2018 Zimbabwe’s general elections on July 30 were being labelled as “historic”. For the first time since independence in 1980, the ballot paper featured... 

 Bongani Mayosi: South Africa’s giant of cardiology and a powerful mentor

Bongani Mayosi: South Africa’s giant of cardiology and a powerful mentor 

3rd August 2018 South Africa’s medical fraternity is mourning the death of renowned academic and cardiologist Professor Bongani Mayosi. Mayosi, who was the Dean of... 

 Heroin hits South Africa along the ‘highway to impunity’

Heroin hits South Africa along the ‘highway to impunity’

3rd August 2018 The volume of heroin being trafficked through Southern and East Africa’s coastal countries has risen dramatically in recent years. This Southern... 

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 Revisiting Nelson Mandela’s roots: a photographic exploration

Revisiting Nelson Mandela’s roots: a photographic exploration

27th July 2018 How did you come to focus on Mandela? In 2003, I had the privilege of working for the Sunday Times newspaper in Johannesburg. During that period, I... 

 As global headwinds batter countries in BRICS, can it stay the course?

As global headwinds batter countries in BRICS, can it stay the course?

26th July 2018 The priorities and themes of the 10th BRICS Summit, ranging from peacekeeping to collaboration around the 4th Industrial Revolution, provide a... 

Why South Africa needs to discipline the private healthcare industry

Why South Africa needs to discipline the private healthcare industry

26th July 2018 If a service is provided by a company rather than government, this does not automatically mean a market is at work. The point is fairly obvious but... 

A tale of two Chinas: the story of South Africa's switch from Taipei to Beijing

A tale of two Chinas: the story of South Africa's switch from Taipei to Beijing

25th July 2018 It is 20 years since South Africa and the People’s Republic of China, or mainland China, established formal diplomatic ties. Though China is now... 

DRC election: the dangers behind Bemba's possible candidacy

DRC election: the dangers behind Bemba's possible candidacy

25th July 2018 The possible return of Jean-Pierre Bemba has shocked many in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. With just over five months before the... 

Zimbabwe poll: the bar for success is low, the stakes are high and it's a close race

Zimbabwe poll: the bar for success is low, the stakes are high and it's a close race

23rd July 2018 Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa and the ruling Zanu-PF hope a credible victory in the July 30 election will legitimise the power (both... 

Do soldiers care about the environment? A study in South Africa suggests they do

Do soldiers care about the environment? A study in South Africa suggests they do

By: Creamer Media Reporter      23rd July 2018 Kermit the frog declared that it is difficult to be green. Obviously, he was referring to the colour, rather than to the condition of being... 

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