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18th November 2015 As the dust settles after Tanzania’s hotly contested elections – at least on the mainland, if not Zanzibar – the new leadership of East Africa’s... →
18th November 2015 President Muhammadu Buhari and his party, the All Progressive Congress, rode to power on the promise to fight corruption, restructure the Nigerian... →
18th November 2015 South Africa’s higher education ministry issued a “call to action” in October 2015 for real change in the sector. It wants universities to become... →
17th November 2015 Nigeria’s new cabinet, perhaps the most awaited in the history of constitutional democracy in Africa, has finally been sworn in. The wait involved... →
17th November 2015 University students in South Africa demonstrated high levels of organisation and solidarity during a series of fee protests in October 2015. Once... →
17th November 2015 A country like South Africa, where rainfall is variable and unpredictable, has to plan for the worst. Specifically, it has to plan to manage the... →
17th November 2015 Events of this past weekend shook the core of the world as ISIS struck not just in Beirut, but Paris as well. These attacks follow an equally... →
16th November 2015 It is no secret that South Africa views itself as somehow “outside” the African continent. The country’s National Development Plan, a roadmap for... →
16th November 2015 To harness the potential of soil microbes Africa must move quickly. As soil degrades, so too does microbial life. Understanding the microbial... →
16th November 2015 Antibiotic resistance occupies centre stage on the global public health agenda as a “tragedy of the commons”. It affects developed and developing... →