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Did Kenya spend all borrowed money on development as Kenyatta said? Not quite

Did Kenya spend all borrowed money on development as Kenyatta said? Not quite

By: Africa Check     16th May 2017 Kenya’s increased borrowing has been a national talking point in recent months, with some analysts saying the growing public debt could become... 

A big change, not for the better

A big change, not for the better

15th May 2017 Before SA was downgraded to sub-investment grade in April, a fundamental change had already occurred in SA's financial relationship with the world.... 

White monopoly capital: good politics, bad sociology, worse economics

White monopoly capital: good politics, bad sociology, worse economics

12th May 2017 Many would like to consign the polarising debate about “white monopoly capitalism” (WMC) in South Africa to the margins. They argue that its... 

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Citizenship is not for sale

Citizenship is not for sale

12th May 2017 South Africa is angry. The sense that the recent cabinet reshuffle, and the mess that has come with it, was at the behest of ‘interests’ in dark... 

Do 1.7 million people pay 80% of SA’s income tax?

Do 1.7 million people pay 80% of SA’s income tax? 

By: Africa Check     11th May 2017 The deputy CEO of AfriForum, a non-governmental organisation which seeks to protect “the rights of minorities”, with “a specific focus on the... 

Could Nigeria build 774 health centres with seized US$9.2m? Minister’s math off

Could Nigeria build 774 health centres with seized US$9.2m? Minister’s math off

By: Africa Check     8th May 2017 In recent months, eye-popping amounts of cash have been recovered in various parts of Nigeria, following a clutch of new laws aimed at fighting... 

World Economic Forum needs to move beyond spin if it's going to help Africa

World Economic Forum needs to move beyond spin if it's going to help Africa

3rd May 2017 Set against the backdrop of low growth, dire unemployment figures, and a huge infrastructure deficit – the theme of this year’s African World... 

The Hate Speech Bill criminalises all speech

The Hate Speech Bill criminalises all speech

2nd May 2017 The Hate Speech Bill should cause South Africans sleepless nights, as it criminalises virtually all speech of any consequence. Even amid... 

Bridging the racial and ethnic divide: How are Africa’s largest economies tackling the behemoths of intolerance?

Bridging the racial and ethnic divide: How are Africa’s largest economies tackling the behemoths of intolerance?

2nd May 2017 Racism and racial discrimination remain unpalatable features of the South African experience. In 2016, a series of racial slurs exchanged on social... 

Is Nairobi’s governor right that the city ‘never had’ a development plan before him?

Is Nairobi’s governor right that the city ‘never had’ a development plan before him?

By: Africa Check     24th April 2017 Kenya’s capital Nairobi is often referred to as the “Green City in the Sun”. But residents say the city has lost some of its lustre, as service... 

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