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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.

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.

EFF must buddy up with the ANC if it is to make strides towards policy change

National policy issues can now take centre stage, but sacrfices will have to be made in order to achieve them

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Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!

Get Rewarded for banking with Standard Bank Mobile

Free data for your bank card spend every month will go that extra mile to help keep South Africans connected to their dreams

Introducing Greening the Future 2020

We highlight the work of those accelerating sustainable living in SA – at a vital moment for the environment

Western Cape SMBs look to technology to get them through pandemic

Many companies have over-capitalised on IT infrastructure in the past, and are looking for ways to access simpler, cheaper technology that cuts their costs

Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation

UP chemical pathology scientists develop ground-breaking nanobodies for Covid-19 detection and therapy

Nanobodies are smaller than conventional antibodies and easier to work with so they are ideal for good cheap sensitive rapid tests for Covid-19

Inclusion as learned experience in higher education

Understanding the complexity of intersections between oppressions relating to race and gender is key to any commitment to creating a culture of inclusion and social justice

Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

Local governments are supposed to promote non-racial development, in a decentralised manner, but the reality does not match up