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China dominant in Djibouti port spat

There are only two sea routes linking Europe with East Africa and much of Asia. Either you sail around the Cape of Good Hope or through the Suez Canal

Africa braces for high-stakes Davos meet

Trump will be the star at Davos. Love or hate him, he's likely to be the only head of state whose speech will be broadcast on all the news channels

Washington seeks out like minds on climate change

Washington has spent the week seeking out like minds at a climate-change conference that ended last night in Germany.

Where to begin: Trump, the Paris Agreement and Africa’s poverty

Countries like the USA are expected to cut emissions now, while China can go on polluting until 2030, then trim its footprint

Wintertime and the livin’ is easy

Britain, Europe and the US are snuggling up to their carbon-emitting coal fires

​Curbing ‘big men’ may stem exodus

One of the reasons for Francophone Africa’s mass migration to France is leaders who refuse to go.

​There’s a crisis in our oceans, illegal fishing dwarfs ivory and rhino horn poaching

France, SA and Mozambique will give trawlers in the Mozambique Channel a harder time, but can they control the $23bn a year industry?

Buhari under siege on all fronts, only a year into his presidency

Economic woes and new calls for Biafran independence may signal the start of trouble in the country.

Nigeria’s president is beset by a civil war threat, a terror group and an economic crisis

The West is riding on the hope that the Nigerian leader will defeat Boko Haram and end corruption.

After Ebola, US spreads its bets over Africa

The superpower may expand its bootprint across the continent but it was the Ebola outbreak that sparked this latest move in its ‘war on terror’.

The double standards of African diplomacy

While the West and other observers are quick to condemn Robert Mugabe, they just as easily ignore the egregious abuses of power elsewhere.

Allies silent on Djibouti human rights abuses

Western nations won't intervene lest they upset a strategic partnership or usher in another despot.

Press Releases

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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