SA economy is stuck in the political mud
The ANC can’t take hard decisions about the economy and other parties don’t need to because they won’t win



UniZulu students’ accommodation conditions are ‘inhumane’
A chronic housing shortage at the University of Zululand means many students are living in squalid conditions, whether on or off campus


ATM could be the wild card on May 8
Campaigning on issues rather than a broader agenda makes this church-affiliated party unique

M&G Africa

Guinea’s president eyes controversial third term
Even as Algeria and Sudan have rid themselves of their long-standing leaders, Guinea may be about to create a new president-for-life


Wake up, there is no Planet B
The environmental threat to humanity means world leaders must finish what they started


A new vision of the postcolonial
In a speech to graduates at Rhodes University, Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela said that reviewing accepted wisdoms can help to repair the past


Global tax for multinationals gains traction
Multinational companies have been gaming the rules of the global economy to minimise their tax liability — or even eliminate it


Pakistan polio vaccine teams on edge after fatal attacks
Multiple polio vaccination workers in Pakistan have been killed in attacks targeting health workers in the country’s northwest earlier this week


What happens when you can’t fight climate change? You use what you’ve got to adapt
In Kivalo, where cyclones, overfishing and rising seas threaten livelihoods, beekeeping offers an unlikely alternative to fishing.

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Greek Freak, disrupter of the NBA
The Milwaukee Bucks’ 2.11m star player is redefining our conception of greatness

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