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How Uganda's government steered another state-controlled election

How Uganda's government steered another state-controlled election

11th March 2016 This year’s presidential elections in Uganda were seen as the most competitive yet for the country’s long-time incumbent Yoweri Museveni. They... 

African academics face a huge divide between their real and scholarly selves

African academics face a huge divide between their real and scholarly selves 

11th March 2016 This article is a foundation essay. These are longer than usual and take a wider look at a key issue affecting society African scholarship on... 

How Commonwealth countries have forged a new way to appoint judges

How Commonwealth countries have forged a new way to appoint judges

11th March 2016 The second half of the 20th century witnessed a substantial shift in patterns of national governance. This happened among developed nations as well... 

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Uprooting patriarchy: gender and urban agriculture on South Africa's Cape Flats

Uprooting patriarchy: gender and urban agriculture on South Africa's Cape Flats 

10th March 2016 Much of the talk around urban agriculture in Africa deals with poverty, hunger and accessing food. And rightly so, as 40% of Africa’s urban... 

Teaching in troubled times: South African academics try a new approach

Teaching in troubled times: South African academics try a new approach

8th March 2016 Academics in South Africa have perhaps more responsibility than ever before. The country’s universities are in flux. Enrolment rates have more than... 

How South Africans can use their constitution to fight for social justice

How South Africans can use their constitution to fight for social justice

8th March 2016 Seasoned South African social rights activist Mark Heywood is of the view that the country’s constitution can be championed by any citizen, in the... 

How Mbeki's character and his AIDS denialism are intimately linked

How Mbeki's character and his AIDS denialism are intimately linked

3rd March 2016 Former South African president Thabo Mbeki’s character was a salient feature of his presidency. Accusations that he suffered from character flaws –... 

South Africa faces difficult times, but disaster is not inevitable

South Africa faces difficult times, but disaster is not inevitable

1st March 2016 Finance minister Pravin Gordhan’s budget speech has generally been well received. Nevertheless, many people still fear that South Africa is on the... 

South Africa's budget hits right notes but won't stave off downgrade

South Africa's budget hits right notes but won't stave off downgrade

26th February 2016 In times of crisis budget speeches are usually a lugubrious affair. The first by finance minister Pravin Gordhan since his return to the post is... 

South Africa's budget promises will require buckets of political capital

South Africa's budget promises will require buckets of political capital

26th February 2016 The South African economy has been performing very poorly. Like other commodity exporters, export prices have weakened dramatically, company... 

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