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7th September 2020 South Africa usually follows an electoral schedule of national and provincial elections taking place two calendar years before the municipal... →
2nd September 2020 Social media have opened up spaces for political candidates to engage with voters in more direct ways compared to traditional forms of campaigns... →
1st September 2020 African countries bear a disproportionate burden of infectious and noncommunicable diseases. More than two thirds of people living with HIV are in... →
31st August 2020 When South Africans express shock at corruption, few seem to know that it is perhaps the country’s oldest tradition. Citizen anger about... →
28th August 2020 The political crisis in Ethiopia is not showing sings of abating. Ongoing riots in Oromia and Wolayta; state fragmentation in the Amhara region,... →
27th August 2020 Over the past 20 years sub-Saharan Africa has registered the highest rate of agricultural production in the world. There have been knock-on effects... →
27th August 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic and consequent lockdown measures have had a huge negative impact on producers and consumers. Food production has been... →
26th August 2020 Meritocracy is the belief that holding power or success should be judged on people’s individual ability, rather than on wealth or social... →
24th August 2020 Since its inception in 2002 the African Union has been under pressure to resolve the extensive peace and security challenges facing the continent.... →
24th August 2020 Before the heroic return of opposition figure, Tundu Lissu, in late July 2020, Tanzania’s political landscape lacked the exuberance and ebullience... →