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18th June 2019 Sociologist Goran Therborn has probably influenced the study of inequality more than any other scholar in recent years. Invited to locate... →
13th June 2019 Botswana’s High Court has ruled that private consensual sex between adults of the same sex is no longer criminal. The decision gives hope to... →
12th June 2019 On the eve of South Africa’s sixth democratic elections on 8 May, thousands of young people took to Twitter to state reasons for why they had no... →
10th June 2019 As 2020 draws closer, the deadline to end AIDS by 2030 looms large. The aim is to achieve the ambitious targets of “90-90-90”. That is, 90% of... →
7th June 2019 Paid employment is generally considered the predominant and most sustainable way of pulling people out of poverty. But the past two decades have... →
6th June 2019 Until 1994, black South Africans were systematically denied any right to vote by the forces of colonialism, segregation and apartheid. Lack of... →
5th June 2019 South African President Cyril Ramaphosa was elected on the promise of bringing a “new dawn” to the country. There are clear signs that he is trying... →
4th June 2019 A case before the High Court in Pretoria, South Africa’s capital city, is set to have important implications for citizens’ privacy – and the... →
31st May 2019 Climate change needs urgent action by all countries, and by all means. All countries agreed in the Paris Agreement to keep temperature “well below... →