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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... 

Why moot courts can play a valuable role in teaching kids about human rights

Why moot courts can play a valuable role in teaching kids about human rights

20th July 2018 The Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70 this year. It was adopted by global leaders after World War II to try and avoid future conflict... 

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 Can improved Ethiopia-Eritrea relations stabilise the region?

Can improved Ethiopia-Eritrea relations stabilise the region?

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      20th July 2018 After 20 years of hostility, Ethiopia and Eritrea have resumed diplomatic relations. On 8 July Ethiopia’s Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, made a... 

Townships contribute R100bn to South Africa’s economy? No way to tell

Townships contribute R100bn to South Africa’s economy? No way to tell

By: Africa Check     20th July 2018 “South Africa’s townships contribute up to R100-billion to the overall economy,” the chief executive of business advisory service EntBanc wrote in... 

Ramaphoria index falling

Ramaphoria index falling

By: Aubrey Matshiqi     20th July 2018 This month we are celebrating the centenary of the birth of Nelson Mandela. I suspect that the country will celebrate more the older Mandela than... 

Time to embrace  a Wild Boars spirit

Time to embrace a Wild Boars spirit

By: Terence Creamer     20th July 2018 The evacuation of the 12 members of the Wild Boars soccer team and their coach from a flooded cave in northern Thailand serves as a powerful... 

 Will a fourth summit agree on African Union reforms?

Will a fourth summit agree on African Union reforms?

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      19th July 2018 Heads of state and ministers who travelled to Nouakchott, Mauritania, for the bi-annual African Union (AU) summit earlier this month are preparing... 

Obama pays tribute to Mandela: and invites the world to find its better angels

Obama pays tribute to Mandela: and invites the world to find its better angels

18th July 2018 The world is celebrating the memory and legacy of one of Africa’s most illustrious leaders, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. This year is special because... 

Many South African jobs could soon be automated, and the country isn't prepared

Many South African jobs could soon be automated, and the country isn't prepared

18th July 2018 Businesses around the world are cottoning on to the value of transferring labour from human workers to machines. Automation can increase efficiency... 

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