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Mo Ibrahim Foundation: Deteriorating safety and rule of law have held back progress in African governance
Mo Ibrahim Foundation: Deteriorating safety and rule of law have held back progress in African governance
The 2016 Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG), launched on Monday by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, reveals that improvement in overall governance in Africa over the past 10 years has been held back by a widespread deterioration in the category of safety and rule of law....
Vuwani destruction: A people at war with themselves
Vuwani destruction: A people at war with themselves
An elderly woman pulls her seven-year-old grandson across the main gravel road of the village. Barefoot and bawling, the boy is half-walking,...
China is not the new super-aid power, it prefers investing
China is not the new super-aid power, it prefers investing
The international development community keeps rediscovering, and misunderstanding, China. The latest episode came in September, when Chinese...
Youths target food, education as top 2030 development goals
Youths target food, education as top 2030 development goals
Young people in South Africa believe that international donors should prioritise spending on reducing child malnutrition, a youth forum held by the...
Letters to the editor: July 17 to 23 2015
Letters to the editor: July 17 to 23 2015
Thank you for highlighting the proposed development of the Clifton reserve (
South Africa seems to be losing its way
South Africa seems to be losing its way
The "new" South Africa has turned 21. Many things happen at this age and beyond. In the case of human beings, for instance, the proverbial golden key...
South-South aid will go south
South-South aid will go south
There's a new "craze" in the development sector – South-South co-operation. It's becoming fashionable with the nongovernmental organisation...
Boost Africa's economy with knowledge
Boost Africa's economy with knowledge
CommentGiven desperately scarce economic, human and knowledge resources, African and South African universities will have to...
A song against Ebola is just a band-aid
A song against Ebola is just a band-aid
This weekend, celebrity musicians will come together to record a new version of the 1980s hit Do They Know It's Christmas?. Bob Geldof...
[Video]Langa music school project goes global
[Video]Langa music school project goes global
A music magazine team from London is cycling to Amsterdam in just four days to raise funds to build a music school in Langa, Cape Town.
Too damned late to brag about dam
Too damned late to brag about dam
The De Hoop Dam in Sekhukhune, Limpopo –inaugurated by President Jacob Zuma amid great fanfare ahead of South Africa’s recent election – has...
Poor still losing out in African boom
Poor still losing out in African boom
Soaring economic growth in many African countries is coming at the expense of the poor, according to a new report that urges governments to...

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