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