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Review: The pandemic could change politics as we know it. Here’s a guidebook

Jakkie Cilliers’s book about igniting a growth revolution in Africa has some timely lessons as we seek ways to mitigate the economic effects of Covid-19

A peek into SA’s foreign policy black box

South Africa’s foreign policy performance, over its first quarter-century democratic governance, is put under the spotlight

AU weathers Kagame whirlwind

Rwanda’s president put everything into reforming the organisation, with mixed results

Zuma ‘daughter’ courts Morocco

Ntombi Msiza claims to represent SA interests in the North African state, despite frosty relations.

African Union hobbled by vested interests

Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has tried to improve it, but the AU is saddled with systemic problems.

Dlamini-Zuma’s hour of reckoning

If she brokers peace in Burundi her return to domestic politics will be triumphant.

Africa seeks better deals with China

But the continent does not speak with one voice when meeting and dealing with the Asian giant.

Chad battles HIV in the youth

Mani Djelassem works in a centre that helps children with HIV

Will a war on terror work in Africa?

Military intervention may not be the best answer to terrorism in nations such as Mali.

Temporary shadow cast over Africa’s ‘rise’

Migration and its effects are under the spotlight again

Successful Mali raid raises questions about SA hostage

Stephen McGowan's family have been asked to keep a low profile after French forces rescued one of his fellow al-Qaeda hostages.

Fate of SA hostage captured in Mali remains unclear

Stephen McGowan's whereabouts are unknown despite the release of the Dutch national who was kidnapped alongside him in Timbuktu in 2011.

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