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Updated 3 hours ago With COVID-19 infections now evident in 176 countries, the pandemic is the most significant threat to humanity since the second world war. Then, as... →
By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies Updated 3 hours ago The first case of COVID-19, now a global pandemic present in 199 countries, was reported in December 2019 in Wuhan, China. Africa’s first confirmed... →
By: South African Institute of International Affairs Updated 3 hours ago The sudden recall from South Africa of Chinese ambassador Lin Songtian was initially interpreted as being a demotion. But the contrary appears to... →
Updated 7 hours ago When a great icon passes on, we often suffer from this toxic analytical dyslexia of not giving a balanced account of their memory because we want... →
29th March 2020 On Monday President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the national lockdown of 21 days to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), during... →
27th March 2020 Exponential growth is a hard thing for the human mind to grasp. In nature, it seldom comes at us with the rapidity with which the COVID-19 pandemic... →
27th March 2020 Cases of COVID-19 are rising in Nigeria. Although the federal government hasn’t announced a firm plan to lock down, individual states have started... →
By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies 27th March 2020 Nearly 12 years after brokering a short-lived resolution to Zimbabwe’s crisis, Thabo Mbeki was once again called on to mediate. And the crisis... →