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Mugabe is dragging down Zim’s economy

Tensions over who will succeed the president are deterring investment.

Nkandla: Why did Nxesi lie?

Questions remain unanswered about why Nxesi lied about the Nkandla task team report, which exonerated President Zuma from any wrongdoing.

Graft gaffe unlikely to fell Mujuru

Vice-president Joice Mujuru claims she was misquoted when she warned against corruption exposés.

Zimbabwe’s economy still stuck in a rut

Increased imports, reduced exports, a weaker rand and closing firms conspire against Zimbabwe's recovery.

Zim: Pay hike talks can’t go on forever

Civil servants in Zimbabwe want the government to commit to a timetable to finalise wage negotiations.

Mugabe’s 100 days of turmoil

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's early days have been marked by promises, not delivery. What hurdles is the leader facing?

How the MDC can remain relevant

After a bruising electoral defeat, analysts say the MDC party must come out of denial and rebuild itself.

Africa is where it’s at

It is already the most overused word since Web 2.0, so how can we take anything that involves "innovation" seriously anymore?

Arms deal: A citizen’s guide to coughing up for con men

The commission of inquiry under Judge Willie Seriti is expected finally to get down to business on Monday. Will it succeed in uncovering corruption?

Press Releases

Dr Sumy Thomas: Deciphering the human puzzle, from the inside out

The Discovery Foundation MGH Fellowship Award recipient for 2020 will focus on internal medicine, particularly the endocrine system of patients affected by HIV

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa