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Kenya's free education policy could actually be deepening inequality

Kenya's free education policy could actually be deepening inequality

2nd October 2015 There is a new brand of educational entrepreneur emerging in Nairobi’s slums: privately owned and run schools that promise particularly poor... 

How the new global goals can help drive systems to address health challenges better

How the new global goals can help drive systems to address health challenges better

1st October 2015 The fact that the sustainable development goals have only one solitary goal for health has been criticised by many. There are concerns that it... 

Why inequality will not be fixed with Pikettian posturing and distorted data

Why inequality will not be fixed with Pikettian posturing and distorted data

1st October 2015 In the hot ideological wars South Africans wage, perhaps none is as violent to the truth as the rejigging of the Gini coefficient measuring income... 

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Making an African language compulsory at university may do more harm than good

Making an African language compulsory at university may do more harm than good

1st October 2015 The status of languages is a political hot potato on South Africa’s university campuses. The country’s minister of higher education and training... 

What drives corruption in Malawi and why it won't disappear soon

What drives corruption in Malawi and why it won't disappear soon

1st October 2015 It is now two years since Malawi was rocked by its biggest government corruption scandal in history. The systematic looting of public coffers by... 

FactCheck – is South Africa the most unequal society in the world?

FactCheck – is South Africa the most unequal society in the world?

1st October 2015 It is often said that South Africa is the most unequal society in the world. Business and Economy Editor Andile Makholwa put a few questions to... 

Faultlines in delivering good health care to poor people in South Africa

Faultlines in delivering good health care to poor people in South Africa

1st October 2015 Democracy in South Africa has brought about many gains in health care. Free care for pregnant women and children, free primary healthcare services... 

How to stop high drop out rate of first-year university students

How to stop high drop out rate of first-year university students

29th September 2015 The opening up of South Africa’s universities after the end of apartheid has proved to be a double-edged sword. Enrolment figures have doubled from... 

The study of inequality has been mainstreamed – what now for the left?

The study of inequality has been mainstreamed – what now for the left?

29th September 2015 It could be said that mainstream economic research is informing the left’s long-term critique of trickle-down economics. Three extensive pieces of... 

Why African energy choices need to be low carbon: for the continent’s own sake

Why African energy choices need to be low carbon: for the continent’s own sake

29th September 2015 Africa is the poorest continent, with the fastest growing population. Rapid and sustained economic development is needed to overcome poverty. This... 

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