Simon Allison

Africa Editor for @MailandGuardian. Also @ISSAfrica.

Displaced Congolese find unlikely refuge in Angola

So far, an estimated 12 300 people have made the perilous journey to safety on foot, fleeing deepening conflict in Kasai province

United Nations ignore horrific attack on aid workers and expatriates in South Sudan

The effect of a brutal assault in juba and the peacekeeper's failure sends a message that international assistance is too dangerous

Oscar Pistorius faces immediate return to jail today

Court will decide this morning whether athlete must return to prison or if he will be granted bail until sentencing hearing.

Attacks on migrants show failure to stem racial tension

Rumours of an "Arab man" committing murders led to the destruction of foreign national-owned shops in Grahamstown.

Press Releases

World Aids Day

Huge strides have been made, but the fight against HIV is far from over, and Covid-19 has disrupted testing and treatments

How to get the most money for your old iPhone towards a new one

Cash in your old iPhone to upgrade to a new one or get a reduced rate on your monthly contract from your service provider

Gender-Based Violence

In South Africa, women live in fear. It’s difficult to speak out against the patriarchal system, but many have done so, and continue to do so

POWER Business #OnTheMoney talks to Risenga Maluleke, South African Statistician-General

If Stats SA is to really have timely data that’s accurate and remains relevant then we need to make sure that the institution is strengthened

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