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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... →
22nd October 2015 Free education in South Africa is a goal worth pursuing, especially for students who are poor and want access to tertiary institutions and those... →
22nd October 2015 The beginning of the academic year in South Africa is the most stressful time for parents of children who come from poor, rural and working class... →
22nd October 2015 There is a new student movement sweeping South Africa’s universities. Its enemies? Excessive fee increases and underpaid workers. The next step in... →
22nd October 2015 Ivory Coast is rapidly becoming a politically capable democracy – one able to inspire and partner with its neighbours in recovering from decades of... →
21st October 2015 The health system that Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari inherited is not performing at an optimal level. It is a fragmented system, with poor... →
21st October 2015 South Africa’s universities are underfunded. This isn’t supposition or opinion: it’s a fact borne out by the country’s own Department of Higher... →
21st October 2015 It’s no surprise that student movements are shutting down university campuses all over South Africa. More than two decades have passed since the... →
21st October 2015 In the face of mounting of international disapprobation, how did white rule in South Africa sustain itself? Ron Nixon tries to answer this question... →
20th October 2015 I recently sat on an appointment committee at South Africa’s Stellenbosch University where two candidates were being interviewed for a tenure-track... →