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Yes, victims can bring Gambia’s dictator to justice

Gambian President Adama Barrow has said that he will await the report of the country’s truth commission before pursuing Jammeh’s possible extradition

Failure to govern geoengineering could destabilise peace and security

Failure to govern new technologies to combat global warming could aggravate existing threats to international peace and security

Public finance is key to delivering the human right to health

Across all countries and societies, access to health and healthcare services ought to be top priority

West Africa’s failed ‘war on drugs’

It is clear that West Africa’s drug laws are doing more harm than good, writes former president of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo

Explainer: What’s involved in changing the Constitution

South Africa's constitution has been amended 17 times already. But, the procedure for doing so is onerous

President Zuma loses bid to dodge 783 charges. But will he have the last laugh?

No sitting president has ever been charged with a criminal offence in South Africa.

Science, technology and innovation transforming South Africa

The minister of science and technology introduced the department's budget this week

Business R&D spending in South Africa shows signs of recovery

A new survey looks at the contribution of South Africa's research institutions

Guiding nation’s optimum adoption of bioenergy

The web-based bioenergy atlas will assist government by making available information on potential energy resources

Social grants crisis tests the powers of Constitutional Court

The judiciary stands to gain more legitimacy if it manages to confront the impunity of Sassa and Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini.

The role of the black press in the struggle is largely a myth

Most editors and journalists were subjected to the financial strictures of white capitalism.

Black capitalists behave like, if not worse than, their white counterparts – Gigaba

The full address by minister of home affairs Malusi Gigaba on the occasion of the Alice Amsden Memorial Lecture in Johannesburg on September 2016.

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