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9th November 2015 South Africa’s education system is widely accepted to be in crisis. An alarming number of its children are functionally illiterate and innumerate.... →
9th November 2015 Many African countries have in recent years shown phenomenal economic growth. But recent developments on global markets – including the drop in... →
9th November 2015 In the wake of the student protests on South African campuses, universities need to engage in some critical reflection. Did their responses protect... →
9th November 2015 Household air pollution is estimated to kill more than 500,000 people in Africa each year. Through solar energy, people can stop using dirty and... →
9th November 2015 The need to move to solar energy seems a logical choice. Most areas in South Africa get around 2500 hours of sunshine per year. The southern... →
6th November 2015 In the same way that manned aircraft received much of their technological impetus from their deployment as weapons of war, so too have unmanned... →
6th November 2015 What started as a hashtag – #FeesMustFall – has become a fully fledged movement dominating South Africa’s national conversation. The country is... →
6th November 2015 Minimum wages have played a central role in reducing inequality in countries as diverse as Indonesia, the UK and Brazil. Traditionally seen as a... →
5th November 2015 This is part of a series of articles The Conversation Africa is running on financial inclusion and micro credit and their role in economic... →