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How to ensure the Covid-19 response in Africa benefits future generations

Six ways to invest in health systems and be better prepared for the next pandemic as Africa responds to Covid-19

International academics reject sedition charge against Zambia’s Dr Sishuwa

The charge stems from his opinion piece published in the M&G on his country’s upcoming elections

Hungry for change: An open letter to African governments

The pandemic has provided humanity with a taste of a future at the limits of existence, as well as an appetite for change

It’s not too late to silence the guns in Ethiopia

An open letter from civil society organisations, from across the African continent calls, for an end to the conflict in Ethiopia

To object or not to object is a human right

Amendments to the Civil Union Act are unconstitutional for religious magistrates

Dear G20: The virus doesn’t discriminate but humans do

Civic organisations from across the world ask whether this moment will go down in history as yours truly stepping up to the challenge, or the moment when you caved in to powerful elites

The time to act is now: A letter to African leaders about the Covid-19 crisis

The dearth of political will and the extractive practices of external actors can no longer be used as an excuse for inaction. We no longer have a choice; we need a radical change in direction. Now is the time!

Safeguarding social justice in a time of social distance

People who are self-isolating — the middle and upper class, especially — must take care not to endanger other lives in the process. We must all be human to the humans around us

An open letter to the City of Cape Town: Land restitution and the Rondebosch Golf Club

Families were forcibly removed during apartheid and this dispossession has not been rectified during democracy

Open letter: a call for freedom for academic prisoners in Iran

Academics and civil society organisations from around the world condemn the arbitrary imprisonment of academics in Iran

Dear Cyril, sign the Copyright Amendment Bill

Reasonable time has now passed for you to act, say the signatories of this open letter to the president and Cabinet ministers

For justice: SA Jews support the academic boycott of Israeli universities

As South African Jews, we cannot sit by idly while the Israeli government commits similar atrocities to the former South African apartheid regime

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