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15th October 2015 Sub-Saharan Africa has two abundant resources: its youth and agricultural land. With the youngest population globally and the largest share of the... →
14th October 2015 Universities are almost always among the casualties when a country goes to war. Ultimately, they become hotbeds of repression. As conflict deepens,... →
14th October 2015 The world’s largest and most powerful radio telescope, which is to be constructed in South Africa from 2017, has the potential to stimulate... →
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... →