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3rd April 2019 South Africa has a jobs crisis. In the fourth quarter of 2018, 6.14-million people were out of work, an unemployment rate of 27.1%, which is one of... →
2nd April 2019 How do we know whether women are achieving equitable levels of political representation? For many years, scholars have focused on women’s... →
1st April 2019 Democracy is meant to be a system in which political parties compete to convince the people that they have answers to their most pressing problems.... →
29th March 2019 Recent power cuts and the announcement that South Africa’s power utility Eskom will be receiving R23-billion (about USD$1.5-billion) a year in... →
27th March 2019 South African media has been criticised on social media for its initially superficial and underwhelming coverage of the massive floods in... →
27th March 2019 Black landlessness has become a convenient weapon for political populists in South Africa. With elections around the corner, the lingering... →
26th March 2019 South Africa holds its sixth national election on May 8, coinciding with the country’s celebration of its silver jubilee as a democracy this year.... →
22nd March 2019 South Africa’s public schooling system is riddled with problems. Drop-out rates are high, pupils lack proper support and mentoring, and the... →
20th March 2019 We often hear that irrigation in Africa is too limited, and that the key to a “green revolution” on the continent is to expand to levels seen in... →
19th March 2019 Namibia’s South West African People’s Organisation (Swapo) is an exception among the liberation movements that became governments in Africa. As... →