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Why Italy's income-based scheme for university fees makes sense

Why Italy's income-based scheme for university fees makes sense

26th October 2015 Students in South Africa are crying out loudly for free university education. Has their dream been realised elsewhere? The answer is yes: in many... 

South African protests – I'm an academic who marched alongside the students – here's why

South African protests – I'm an academic who marched alongside the students – here's why

26th October 2015 Standing with students protesting isn’t a matter of solidarity: it is an act of recognition of one’s self. Standing with students during the... 

University fees – how to structure a system that benefits poor students

University fees – how to structure a system that benefits poor students

26th October 2015 Students across South African universities have embarked on protests against planned fee increases and are also demanding free education. Business... 

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Despite threats, Africa is looking to nuclear with Russia and China's help

Despite threats, Africa is looking to nuclear with Russia and China's help 

26th October 2015 Many African countries are in the grip of a nuclear fad. They believe nuclear energy will bring with it an international currency of prestige.... 

Why it's getting harder to access free, quality academic research

Why it's getting harder to access free, quality academic research

26th October 2015 Academics at South Africa’s universities increased their research output by 250% between 2000 and 2013. Taxpayers funded a great deal of that... 

Universal health coverage means more than access and affordability – quality matters too

Universal health coverage means more than access and affordability – quality matters too

26th October 2015 Moderate strides have been taken to make South Africa’s public health services accessible and affordable. But problems of quality persist. Evidence... 

Key tax changes that will affect business in South Africa

Key tax changes that will affect business in South Africa

26th October 2015 There was a time when, from a tax perspective, South Africa’s “mini budget” used to be a non-event. The main emphasis used to be placed on the... 

Lessons in refugee hospitality from the Horn of Africa

Lessons in refugee hospitality from the Horn of Africa

23rd October 2015 The unique response of the Horn of Africa region to Yemeni refugees could offer lessons to countries and regions dealing with similar influxes... 

Staying alive is just step one for West Africa's Ebola survivors

Staying alive is just step one for West Africa's Ebola survivors

23rd October 2015 The West African countries of Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia have now been battling an Ebola epidemic for almost two years. Although new cases... 

Academics must still 'publish or perish' under revamped research funding policy

Academics must still 'publish or perish' under revamped research funding policy

23rd October 2015 The South African government’s research funding policy has long been criticised by academics. The policy has three major weaknesses: it offers... 

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