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Daily Podcast - January 11, 2017
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Making headlines: Nersa gets new boss Gambia's top court adjourns Jammeh's poll challenge And, surprise move to make Eskom nuke procurer ‘unlawful
 
 
04 Aug 2016
 
 
 
Daily Podcast - August 4, 2016
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Making headlines: DA wrests Kouga from ANC in the Eastern Cape Ebola after-effects threaten food shortages in West Africa And, SABC not above the law says Stella Ndabeni
 
 
Ebola after-effects threaten food shortages in West Africa – UN
EBOLA
Farmers in West Africa still reeling from the impact of Ebola, urgently need help or they could be forced to leave their farms to seek work elsewhere, the International Fund for Agricultural...
 
 
29 Jun 2016
 
 
 
 
 
Western Africa's missing fish: the impacts of illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing and under-reporting catches by foreign fleets (June 2016)
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Illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing is at the centre of a crisis of sustainability. Nowhere is that crisis more visible than in western Africa. Current rates of extraction are driving...
 
 
15 Apr 2016
 
Captive Power: An Energy Solution for the Mining Sector?
WEBBER WENTZEL
The mining industry is falling under increasing pressure to consider alternative means of power supply. The industry is faced with the effects of a growing energy deficiency as evidenced by the...
 
 
01 Dec 2015
 
 
 
Corruption in Africa perceived to be on the rise; S Africa one of the worst performers
CORRUPTION
The latest Transparency International report paints a bleak picture on corruption in Africa, with more than half of those surveyed perceiving corruption to be on the rise – and South Africa...
 
 
09 Nov 2015
 
 
 
Daily Podcast – November 09, 2015
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Making headlines: The ruling party says it’s new KwaZulu-Natal leaders 'don't need babysitting'. Sierra Leone celebrates the end of the Ebola epidemic. And, the Democratic Alliance calls for the...
 
 
23 Oct 2015
 
Staying alive is just step one for West Africa's Ebola survivors
THE CONVERSATION
The West African countries of Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia have now been battling an Ebola epidemic for almost two years. Although new cases have been falling for some time, it is only recently...
 
 
09 Oct 2015
 
Ebola's persistence in survivors fuels concerns over future risks
EBOLA
A growing awareness of how the Ebola virus can hide in parts of the body such as eyes, breasts and testicles long after leaving the bloodstream raises questions about whether the disease can ever...
 
 
03 Sep 2015
 
 
 
Daily Podcast – September 3, 2015
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Making headlines: Police minister Nathi Nhleko says Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega has not been suspended. Sierra Leone to vaccinate 200 people who were connected to an Ebola victim. And, Deputy...
 
 
17 Apr 2015
 
AU: Ebola faces defeat, but is not yet defeated says African Union Commission
STATEMENT
The Ebola vaccine trial currently underway in Sierra Leone, commitment from African business and the support of international governments and agencies is needed to get the number of Ebola cases to...
 
 
26 Mar 2015
 
Pitfalls and prospects: Nigeria and South Africa in Africa
SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation and officially its largest economy as of April 2014, is holding presidential and legislative elections on 28 March 2015, which bear in equal measure the...
 
 
03 Mar 2015
 
 
 
A wake-up call: lessons from Ebola for the world’s health systems (March 2015)
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In the countries worst affected by the Ebola epidemic – Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea – hundreds of children have died in agony or been orphaned. The outbreak has also decimated already fragile...
 
 
05 Jan 2015
 
Africa in 2014: the good, the bad and the ugly
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
Africa is not a country. What might have been an excellent year for some was a disaster for others. For protesters in Burkina Faso who have known only one ruler for the last 27 years, 2014 was a...
 
 
11 Dec 2014
 
IDB: US $35 million grant from King Abdallah of Saudi Arabia to fight Ebola in West Africa
Statements
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, December 11, 2014/ -- The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Saudi Arabia’s King Abdallah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud has extended a grant of US$35 million to help fight Ebola in...
 
 
 
                       
 
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