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17th January 2018 The large majority of South Africans, including members of the governing African National Congress (ANC), will be glad to see the back of Jacob... →
17th January 2018 Day Zero: the dreaded day when Cape Town’s taps are expected to run dry has been moved forward to 22 April. That is, unless residents reduce usage... →
16th January 2018 South Africa’s fee-free higher education initiative, controversially introduced by President Jacob Zuma in the dying weeks of 2017, will plunge the... →
15th January 2018 Cyril Ramaphosa, the newly elected President of South Africa’s governing African National Congress, made his position clear when he delivered a... →
15th January 2018 Zimbabwe urgently needs a new system of land administration to harness development in the agricultural sector. The country’s land use and ownership... →
12th January 2018 In the 1980s and 1990s parts of Africa saw a surge in dam building for energy production. After a brief hiatus there has been renewed interested.... →
11th January 2018 The political protests that destabilised Ethiopia’s two largest regional states in 2016 have become a major test for Ethiopia’s ruling People’s... →
10th January 2018 When media cover a political party conference decision, it is best to report on the entire resolution, not just the exciting bits. This may reduce... →
9th January 2018 Why is it that when the West was turning away from direct colonialism in the mid-20th century, South Africa shifted to apartheid, an intensified... →
8th January 2018 In his inaugural address the new President of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa, confirmed that land reform was both historically necessary and... →