http://www.polity.org.za
Deepening Democracy through Access to Information
There's a fly in the ointment of solar-powered LED lighting

There's a fly in the ointment of solar-powered LED lighting

9th November 2015 Household air pollution is estimated to kill more than 500,000 people in Africa each year. Through solar energy, people can stop using dirty and... 

Advances in getting solar onto the grid, and into the home

Advances in getting solar onto the grid, and into the home

9th November 2015 The need to move to solar energy seems a logical choice. Most areas in South Africa get around 2500 hours of sunshine per year. The southern... 

How drones can improve healthcare delivery in developing countries

How drones can improve healthcare delivery in developing countries

6th November 2015 In the same way that manned aircraft received much of their technological impetus from their deployment as weapons of war, so too have unmanned... 

More From The Conversation
Five lessons from Zimbabwe's game-changing student protests

Five lessons from Zimbabwe's game-changing student protests

6th November 2015 What started as a hashtag – #FeesMustFall – has become a fully fledged movement dominating South Africa’s national conversation. The country is... 

The case for a national minimum wage to tackle inequality in South Africa

The case for a national minimum wage to tackle inequality in South Africa 

6th November 2015 Minimum wages have played a central role in reducing inequality in countries as diverse as Indonesia, the UK and Brazil. Traditionally seen as a... 

Is South Africa's research prowess sustainable?

Is South Africa's research prowess sustainable?

6th November 2015 The question of what impact scientific research has on economic development remains a touchy subject for academics and politicians alike. How... 

Obligations, repayments and regulations: the debt conundrum in the global South

Obligations, repayments and regulations: the debt conundrum in the global South

5th November 2015 This is part of a series of articles The Conversation Africa is running on financial inclusion and micro credit and their role in economic... 

English rules in Uganda, but local languages shouldn't be sidelined

English rules in Uganda, but local languages shouldn't be sidelined

5th November 2015 There are 41 living languages in Uganda. But only three are ever mentioned in debates about the East African nation’s official language: Luganda,... 

Seven things worth knowing about mosquitoes

Seven things worth knowing about mosquitoes

4th November 2015 This article is part of a series The Conversation Africa is running as part of the South African Development Community malaria week. You can read... 

University students are becoming a new kind of democratic citizen

University students are becoming a new kind of democratic citizen

4th November 2015 If one tracks South African student activities in 2015 it becomes apparent that a new politics is bubbling below the surface of academic life. This... 

About

Polity.org.za is a product of Creamer Media.
www.creamermedia.co.za

Other Creamer Media Products include:
Engineering News
Mining Weekly
Research Channel Africa

Read more

Subscriptions

We offer a variety of subscriptions to our Magazine, Website, PDF Reports and our photo library.

Subscriptions are available via the Creamer Media Store.

View store

Advertise

Advertising on Polity.org.za is an effective way to build and consolidate a company's profile among clients and prospective clients. Email advertising@creamermedia.co.za

View options
Free daily email newsletter Register Now