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14th October 2015 Police statistics in South Africa show a worrying trend: the increased use of illegal small arms and light weapons in the country’s growing problem... →
13th October 2015 A Ugandan scientist has developed a rapid diagnostic test that can detect Ebola proteins in less than five minutes at the point of care in the... →
13th October 2015 Evolution has drawn more criticism from non-scientists than any other scientific theory, probably because it speaks to the origins of humanity.... →
13th October 2015 Water levels at Lake Kariba, the world’s largest man-made reservoir, have dropped below 30%. Kariba’s water levels may drop further before... →
13th October 2015 Ever since Nigeria started harvesting its petroleum endowment, its economy’s umbilical cord has avoidably been firmly tied to the volatility of... →
12th October 2015 Nelson Mandela’s life and writings reveal his fascination with education. The late statesman’s autobiography, Long Walk to Freedom, often profiles... →
12th October 2015 Foundation essay: Our foundation essays are longer than usual and take a wider look at key issues affecting society. South Africa is in many ways a... →
12th October 2015 Two out of every three Africans – a staggering 620 million people – do not have access to modern energy. And lack of energy is just one of many... →
12th October 2015 Up to 70% of households in South Africa’s informal settlements skip meals or eat the same meal on most days. The breadwinners also regularly... →
9th October 2015 Recent research suggests that two thirds of deaths across the world are unrecorded. In addition, unrecorded deaths occur more frequently among... →