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Governor's race in Ekiti points to problems in national Nigerian poll

Governor's race in Ekiti points to problems in national Nigerian poll

21st August 2018 With less than 200 days to Nigeria’s next general election - scheduled for February 16, 2019 - there are apprehensions about how vote buying,... 

 Constitutional Court strikes a blow for South Africa’s criminal justice system

Constitutional Court strikes a blow for South Africa’s criminal justice system

By: Creamer Media Reporter      15th August 2018 The decision by South Africa’s Constitutional Court nullifying former president Jacob Zuma’s appointment of the country’s prosecutions boss three... 

Changes to the Constitution may boost, not weaken, South African property rights

Changes to the Constitution may boost, not weaken, South African property rights

6th August 2018 The South African government’s plan to change the constitution to mention land expropriation without compensation could, ironically, end up... 

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Land claims in South Africa: it’s about the meaning of the land, not just money

Land claims in South Africa: it’s about the meaning of the land, not just money

6th August 2018 Land distribution and people’s access to land have always been high on the political agenda in South Africa. Colonisation and land dispossession... 

 Zimbabwe’s historic elections: a case of leopards not changing their spots

Zimbabwe’s historic elections: a case of leopards not changing their spots

By: Creamer Media Reporter      3rd August 2018 Zimbabwe’s general elections on July 30 were being labelled as “historic”. For the first time since independence in 1980, the ballot paper featured... 

 Bongani Mayosi: South Africa’s giant of cardiology and a powerful mentor

Bongani Mayosi: South Africa’s giant of cardiology and a powerful mentor 

3rd August 2018 South Africa’s medical fraternity is mourning the death of renowned academic and cardiologist Professor Bongani Mayosi. Mayosi, who was the Dean of... 

 Heroin hits South Africa along the ‘highway to impunity’

Heroin hits South Africa along the ‘highway to impunity’

3rd August 2018 The volume of heroin being trafficked through Southern and East Africa’s coastal countries has risen dramatically in recent years. This Southern... 

 Revisiting Nelson Mandela’s roots: a photographic exploration

Revisiting Nelson Mandela’s roots: a photographic exploration

27th July 2018 How did you come to focus on Mandela? In 2003, I had the privilege of working for the Sunday Times newspaper in Johannesburg. During that period, I... 

 As global headwinds batter countries in BRICS, can it stay the course?

As global headwinds batter countries in BRICS, can it stay the course?

26th July 2018 The priorities and themes of the 10th BRICS Summit, ranging from peacekeeping to collaboration around the 4th Industrial Revolution, provide a... 

Why South Africa needs to discipline the private healthcare industry

Why South Africa needs to discipline the private healthcare industry

26th July 2018 If a service is provided by a company rather than government, this does not automatically mean a market is at work. The point is fairly obvious but... 

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