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 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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A tale of two Chinas: the story of South Africa's switch from Taipei to Beijing

A tale of two Chinas: the story of South Africa's switch from Taipei to Beijing

25th July 2018 It is 20 years since South Africa and the People’s Republic of China, or mainland China, established formal diplomatic ties. Though China is now... 

DRC election: the dangers behind Bemba's possible candidacy

DRC election: the dangers behind Bemba's possible candidacy

25th July 2018 The possible return of Jean-Pierre Bemba has shocked many in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. With just over five months before the... 

Zimbabwe poll: the bar for success is low, the stakes are high and it's a close race

Zimbabwe poll: the bar for success is low, the stakes are high and it's a close race

23rd July 2018 Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa and the ruling Zanu-PF hope a credible victory in the July 30 election will legitimise the power (both... 

Do soldiers care about the environment? A study in South Africa suggests they do

Do soldiers care about the environment? A study in South Africa suggests they do

By: Creamer Media Reporter      23rd July 2018 Kermit the frog declared that it is difficult to be green. Obviously, he was referring to the colour, rather than to the condition of being... 

Why moot courts can play a valuable role in teaching kids about human rights

Why moot courts can play a valuable role in teaching kids about human rights

20th July 2018 The Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70 this year. It was adopted by global leaders after World War II to try and avoid future conflict... 

 Will a fourth summit agree on African Union reforms?

Will a fourth summit agree on African Union reforms?

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      19th July 2018 Heads of state and ministers who travelled to Nouakchott, Mauritania, for the bi-annual African Union (AU) summit earlier this month are preparing... 

Obama pays tribute to Mandela: and invites the world to find its better angels

Obama pays tribute to Mandela: and invites the world to find its better angels

18th July 2018 The world is celebrating the memory and legacy of one of Africa’s most illustrious leaders, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. This year is special because... 

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