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The protection of coastal marine ecosystems in sub-Saharan Africa

By: In On Africa IOA     5th October 2010 The year 2010 has been a marker for reflecting upon the reduction of biodiversity loss around the world, as participating countries to the World... 

The Zimbabwean amnesty

By: Chris Watters     4th October 2010 The recently announced amnesty for Zimbabweans who either do not have the correct - or any - temporary residence permit or who instead even have... 

Rapid HIV Testing and HIV Prevention in Africa: A Handy Tool 

By: In On Africa IOA     29th September 2010 The spread of HIV in Africa continues to be a global concern even as new methods of prevention are developed and existing ones are improved. Early... 

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Voting preference in early democratic South Africa: Understanding the theory 

By: In On Africa IOA     27th September 2010 Voting behaviour is recognised as one of the most influential study fields in South Africa. Voting preferences determine the voting behaviour of... 

The paradox of power: Media freedom in South Africa 

By: In On Africa IOA     23rd September 2010 The controversial Media Appeals Tribunal (MAT) was first proposed at the 2007 Limpopo Conference of the ruling party of South Africa, the African... 

The ANC and partners take stock

By: Denis Worrall     21st September 2010 The ANC's National General Council, which meets this week, is second in importance only to the organisation's National Council which elects the... 

The skills shortage, Home Affairs and immigration strategies

By: Chris Watters     20th September 2010 Government announced recently that because of the chaos in some of the SETAS, it had little data on how well it was addressing the skills shortage.... 

Brain gain: Skilled diaspora return to Africa

By: In On Africa IOA     17th September 2010 After Tomi Adegoke completed a Master's degree in Public Health from a university in the United States of America (USA), she decided to move to... 

Why another amnesty for illegal capital flight?

By: Seeraj Mohamed     17th September 2010 The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) is proposing a second amnesty for South African residents guilty of illegal capital flight. The first amnesty... 

I would rather be hung over than be a glutton 

By: Brandon Hamber     17th September 2010 It is difficult to write on subjects like alcohol without attracting criticism. Mentioning the word in a column such as this can result in letters... 

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