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Why under valuing families is a problem for South Africa's economy

Why under valuing families is a problem for South Africa's economy

3rd December 2018 A country’s wealth goes hand in hand with its Gross Domestic Product (GDP), which is the market value of goods and services over a defined period... 

 Can East Africa sustain its promising anti-corruption efforts?

Can East Africa sustain its promising anti-corruption efforts?

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      3rd December 2018 The arrest and prosecution of Kenya’s second highest judge is the latest in a crackdown on high profile cases in the country’s tough... 

Is South Africa’s Mpumalanga province the ‘world’s largest air pollution hotspot’?

Is South Africa’s Mpumalanga province the ‘world’s largest air pollution hotspot’?

By: Africa Check     3rd December 2018 South Africa’s coal-rich Mpumalanga province is the “world’s largest air pollution hotspot”, an international environmental group recently... 

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South African taxpayers can't keep bailing out broken airline

South African taxpayers can't keep bailing out broken airline

30th November 2018 R21-billion: that’s how much South Africa’s beleaguered national carrier, South African Airways (SAA), says it needs to keep running. SAA has... 

 The perplexities of human trafficking in South Africa

The perplexities of human trafficking in South Africa

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      30th November 2018 The extent of South Africa’s human trafficking problem – also known as trafficking in persons – remains an ‘elusive statistical nightmare’.... 

Eskom: reality versus conspiracy

Eskom: reality versus conspiracy

By: Terence Creamer     30th November 2018 Albeit on the margins, the unfolding narrative suggesting that the current leaders within government and at Eskom are part of a grand conspiracy to... 

Concerns over Eritrea's role in efforts by Africa and EU to manage refugees

Concerns over Eritrea's role in efforts by Africa and EU to manage refugees

29th November 2018 Early in 2019 the Eritrean government will take over the chair of the key Africa and European Union (EU) forum dealing with African migration,... 

 Is Islamic State in West Africa becoming more hardline?

Is Islamic State in West Africa becoming more hardline?

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      29th November 2018 Recent activities by Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA), the Boko Haram faction that replaced Abubakar Shekau as leader in 2016, have raised... 

The popular, populism and the crisis of representation

The popular, populism and the crisis of representation

By: Raymond Suttner     28th November 2018 Democracy is often discussed in a way that seriously limits our understanding of its theory and practice. This was very evident in the Cold War... 

Weighing up South Africa's family policy: what does and doesn't work

Weighing up South Africa's family policy: what does and doesn't work

28th November 2018 South Africa is one of a small number of developing countries that’s formulated a national policy focused on families. A family policy, broadly... 

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