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ANC job creation boast ignores SA’s increased unemployment rate

ANC job creation boast ignores SA’s increased unemployment rate

By: Africa Check     18th January 2018 In one of his first duties as newly-elected president of the African National Congress (ANC), Cyril Ramaphosa gave the party’s traditional “January... 

Ramaphosa should end the presidential merry-go-round in South Africa

Ramaphosa should end the presidential merry-go-round in South Africa

17th January 2018 The large majority of South Africans, including members of the governing African National Congress (ANC), will be glad to see the back of Jacob... 

Why the drought levy tabled by Cape Town's mayor is unfair

Why the drought levy tabled by Cape Town's mayor is unfair

17th January 2018 Day Zero: the dreaded day when Cape Town’s taps are expected to run dry has been moved forward to 22 April. That is, unless residents reduce usage... 

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 Why African health policy needs gender mainstreaming

Why African health policy needs gender mainstreaming

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      17th January 2018 Africa has the highest prevalence of communicable diseases in the world – both in terms of mortality (death) and morbidity (illness). This... 

Why Zuma's free higher education plan will cripple South Africa's finances

Why Zuma's free higher education plan will cripple South Africa's finances

16th January 2018 South Africa’s fee-free higher education initiative, controversially introduced by President Jacob Zuma in the dying weeks of 2017, will plunge the... 

 Do global actors have what it takes to help Burundi?

Do global actors have what it takes to help Burundi?

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      16th January 2018 Since Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza announced that he would run for a third term in early 2015, political instability across the country... 

Has Nigeria’s president not built even a nursery school, as Jonathan aide claimed?

Has Nigeria’s president not built even a nursery school, as Jonathan aide claimed?

By: Africa Check     16th January 2018 Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari has not built a single institution of learning, a former aide to his predecessor recently tweeted this to his... 

Ramaphosa takes on ANC leadership role with alacrity: and clarity of intent

Ramaphosa takes on ANC leadership role with alacrity: and clarity of intent

15th January 2018 Cyril Ramaphosa, the newly elected President of South Africa’s governing African National Congress, made his position clear when he delivered a... 

Zimbabwe urgently needs a new land administration system

Zimbabwe urgently needs a new land administration system

15th January 2018 Zimbabwe urgently needs a new system of land administration to harness development in the agricultural sector. The country’s land use and ownership... 

De Lille crisis reveals DA factionalism and extreme centralisation

De Lille crisis reveals DA factionalism and extreme centralisation

By: Raymond Suttner     15th January 2018 This time last year the DA had reason to be happy with their change of political fortunes. The local government elections of 2016 had seen it take... 

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