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Latest Raymond Suttner

Our various ways of relating to lockdown

Raymond Suttner

We are at a phase of the development of Covid-19 where we need to cultivate even greater civic and social responsibility, than has been evident... 

Latest Aubrey Matshiqi

The Health of the People Must be the Supreme Law

Political Insight - Aubrey Matshiqi

Cicero, the highly gifted orator and lawyer - he of the heydays of the Roman Empire, once argued that the health of the people, the health of... 

Latest Econ3x3

Finance and businesses in the time of Corona


The lockdown and physical distancing measures of government impact small and medium-sized companies severely as they lack the financial reserves to... 

Latest Institute for Security Studies

The African Union needs to broaden its role in Somalia

Institute for Security Studies

Somalia’s historic one-person-one vote election, scheduled for late 2020, looks set to be postponed. Electoral commission chair Halima Ismail told... 

Latest South African Institute of International Affairs

Not much give from China in its relationship with Africa

South African Institute of International Affairs

Despite a warm African response to the recent ‘Extraordinary China-Africa Summit on Solidarity Against Covid-19’, not much new came out of the... 

Latest Sydney Majoko

Govt moving to accelerate measures to boost township economy


One of the most frustrating realities of government operations is the red tape that entrepreneurs experience when they seek assistance. The slow... 

Latest Saliem Fakir

The Michael Moore view of the world


Michael Moore’s documentary, Planet of the Humans (a play on the Anthropocene age), following his namesake, Roger Moore, in the James Bond 007... 

Latest The Conversation

Africa waited for solutions to past health crises: will it be different for COVID-19?

The Conversation

The World Health Organisation (WHO) recently noted that “researchers are working at break-neck speed” to understand SARS-CoV-2, the virus that... 

Latest CCRED

Quarterly Competition Review


In the developing world, disease and poverty are interdependent making access to essential medicines at affordable prices even more critical. 80%... 

Latest Real Economy

Good, sobering and bad


News out for the inaugural Sustainable Infrastructure Development Symposium South Africa  – held last week both physically at the Union Buildings,... 

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‘Send me’ as a Special Envoy

Other Opinions

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