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Do ‘over a million’ Africans die in road accidents each year? No, global figure
By: Africa Check 4th June 2021 Do “over a million Africans die in road accidents every year”? That was the statistic shared by the BBC’s Focus on Africa podcast. “The World... →
Opinion: Current priorities for South Africa’s electricity policy
3rd June 2021 In this summary of a presentation made to a colloquium organised by Capacity Building Programme for Employment Promotion, Creamer Media CEO and... →
The cost of corruption runs far deeper than rands and cents
31st May 2021 So much was distorted and damaged to enable the Gupta graft, we might have been better off cutting them a cheque for R50-billion. A golden rule for... →
Covid-19, 3 — Ramaphosa, 0
28th May 2021 Award-winning columnist, Bhekisisa Mncube, tells President Cyril Ramaphosa that the country is crying for bold leadership as our Covid-19... →
Harnessing youth leadership to address gender-based violence
28th May 2021 ACTIVATE! Change Drivers, an NGO with a youth network 4 500-strong, recently hosted an Imbizo in the Free State with various stakeholders,... →
South Africa’s rigid policy on immigration of skilled people is hard to fathom
26th May 2021 It is hard to understand why South Africa, a country with a massive skills shortage, wastes money and time trying to work out what highly specific... →
The African Winds.
25th May 2021 I am the winds of Africa. →
Short of critical skills, SA wants to allow even fewer categories in
25th May 2021 Updating of the critical skills list is going the wrong way with limits akin to those of a medieval guild. President Cyril Ramaphosa has said we... →
Rethinking your data governance principles: It’s not just about POPI compliance
20th May 2021 South African businesses have been increasingly concerned about their data governance practices since the first whispers about the Protection of... →
Is well-known Nigerian doctor correct about malnutrition in women and children?
By: Africa Check 18th May 2021 Malnutrition is hurting growth in Nigeria’s commercial capital of Lagos, Dr Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu said at an event focused on nutrition policy.... →