Philippe Alfroy

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Mozambique votes in tense election after violent campaign

The Frelimo party, which has ruled thenation since independence in 1975, is widely expected to again beat its former civil war foe Renamo

Madagascar votes in showdown between two ex-presidents

The clash between Marc Ravalomanana and Andry Rajoelina could revive instability in the country if the result is rejected by the losing candidate

Angola bets on largest-ever offshore oil investment

Angola was badly hit by the oil-price plunge in 2014

Mozambique cracks open its cashews to boost the economy

The country's cashew nut industry, one of the world's biggest, was dealt a body blow first by the 1977-1992 civil war

France hosts Zuma as SA finds G20 voice

Nicolas Sarkozy will on Wednesday welcome Jacob Zuma to France as a key player in Paris's plan to use its G20 presidency to reform world finance.

Sarkozy: France made errors over Rwanda genocide

Nicolas Sarkozy admitted that France made mistakes during the 1994 genocide but stopped short of apologising during his visit to Rwanda on Thursday.

Sarkozy in Kigali for Franco-Rwandan reconciliation

French President Nicolas Sarkozy arrived in Rwanda on Thursday for a landmark visit aimed at mending ties with Kigali.

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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

Covid-19 accelerates adoption of technology by the African property sector

It’s not the technology itself that is valuable, it’s the opportunities that it creates: this may be the perfect time for reinvention

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