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Paul Mashatile is set to become South Africa’s deputy president: what he brings to the table

20th February 2023 South Africa is set to have a new deputy president in Paul Shipokosa Mashatile, the deputy president of the governing African National Congress... 

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Hunger in South Africa: study shows one in five are at risk

16th February 2023 Everyone is vulnerable in some way, whether it’s to natural disasters, chronic diseases or hunger. But some are more at risk than others because of... 

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Pan-Africanism remains a dream – 4 key issues the African Union must tackle

16th February 2023 The African Union (AU) – made up of 55 member countries – has made significant progress with integrating the countries of the continent and giving... 

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Cape Town’s ‘Day Zero’ threat concentrated minds: an activist group used the moment to secure environmental victories

10th February 2023 Major cities across the world are being increasingly plagued by severe water shortages. From Bangalore, India to São Paulo, Brazil and even... 

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Wagner Group in Africa: Russia’s presence on the continent increasingly relies on mercenaries

10th February 2023 Mercenaries have been a fixture in Africa since the second half of the 20th century. They have been used to protect incumbent leaders or install... 

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State capture in South Africa: time to think differently about redress and recovering the stolen loot

9th February 2023 South Africans are plunged into darkness daily by rolling power cuts. These are a stark reminder of the destruction that years of state capture... 

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South Africa’s ruling party has favoured loyalty over competence - now cadre deployment has come back to bite it

7th February 2023 Cadre deployment is one of the best-known policies of the African National Congress (ANC), which has governed South Africa since the end of... 

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Link between crime and politics in South Africa raises concerns about criminal gangs taking over

7th February 2023 A report by the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organised Crime (Gitoc) released in September 2022 argues that South Africa has... 

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Robberies surge as criminals take advantage of South Africa’s power outages

6th February 2023 The acute energy crisis in South Africa has adversely affected all aspects of the society. Regular and lengthy power outages – which started in... 

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Nigerian elections: 5 major challenges facing the country’s next president

2nd February 2023 Nigerians will soon determine who their next president will be in a general election. Polling is due at the end of February and inauguration is... 

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