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Why nuclear power for African countries doesn't make sense

Why nuclear power for African countries doesn't make sense

16th May 2018 Over the last few years reports have surfaced of a range of African countries planning nuclear power plants. At the moment, the only nuclear plant... 

How a deal with provincial strongmen is haunting South Africa's ruling party

How a deal with provincial strongmen is haunting South Africa's ruling party

16th May 2018 Last year South Africa’s governing African National Congress (ANC) elected a new leadership which was the result of a hard boiled deal between the... 

Why merely owning land isn't enough to empower Africa's women farmers

Why merely owning land isn't enough to empower Africa's women farmers

15th May 2018 In the agricultural sector – the major employer for poor people in Africa – assets like land and livestock are owned and controlled mainly by men.... 

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South Africa needs to box clever in its David versus Goliath duel with Trump

South Africa needs to box clever in its David versus Goliath duel with Trump

15th May 2018 Recent actions by US President Donald Trump’s administration are severely straining relations with South Africa’s new government led by President... 

South Africa is learning the ropes of coalition politics - and its inherent instability

South Africa is learning the ropes of coalition politics - and its inherent instability

14th May 2018 South Africa’s politics has entered largely uncharted terrain. Following the municipal elections in 2016 several political parties swiftly... 

Rapprochement between two leaders isn't enough to fix Kenya's deep divisions

Rapprochement between two leaders isn't enough to fix Kenya's deep divisions

11th May 2018 In his latest state of the nation address Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta called for opening a new chapter of national unity and reconciliation.... 

Littering in South Africa is the expression of wider selfish – and costly -- culture

Littering in South Africa is the expression of wider selfish – and costly -- culture

10th May 2018 It is common when municipal workers go on strike in South Africa to resort to upturning garbage cans and strewing litter around city centres. Their... 

Why it's wrong to blame South Africa's woes on Mandela's compromises

Why it's wrong to blame South Africa's woes on Mandela's compromises

9th May 2018 If he were alive today, Nelson Mandela would probably be puzzled to find that it has become popular among South Africans frustrated with the pace... 

Explainer: who will be doing what under South Africa's new 'Twin Peaks' model

Explainer: who will be doing what under South Africa's new 'Twin Peaks' model

9th May 2018 South Africa has started implementing a new regulatory regime for the financial sector. Known as Twin Peaks, the approach was first adopted in... 

How South Africa should tackle the redistribution of land in urban areas

How South Africa should tackle the redistribution of land in urban areas

8th May 2018 Land debates are reverberating across South Africa after the country’s parliament resolved to accelerate land redistribution through expropriation... 

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