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    How barcoding is helping South Africa track its precious pollinators
    How barcoding is helping South Africa track its precious pollinators
    Pollinators are the unsung heroes of food production. Almost one third of the food eaten comes from animal
    How African elephants’ amazing sense of smell could save lives
    How African elephants’ amazing sense of smell could save lives
    For 27 years Angola was gripped by civil...
    How Cape Town can win support for the next round of water cuts?
    How Cape Town can win support for the next round of water cuts?
    Dams in South Africa’s Cape Town are half of what they were this time last...
    New African literature is disrupting what Western presses prize
    New African literature is disrupting what Western presses prize
    African literature is the object of immense international interest across both academic and popular registers. Far from the field’s earlier,...
    Lessons from Mauritius on making companies more accountable
    Lessons from Mauritius on making companies more accountable
    Since the turn of the century, developing countries have been adopting corporate governance codes with the promise that they will enhance accountability and growth, while delivering equitable, ethical, and sustainable business practices....
    Military women need to trouble gender relations and roles for peace's sake
    Military women need to trouble gender relations and roles for peace's sake
    The South African military, like many others around the world, has opened up all positions to women, including
    ​What rising protests in South Africa say about attitudes towards local government
    ​What rising protests in South Africa say about attitudes towards local government
    The euphoria of South Africa’s 2016 municipal elections...
    Parenting: why one size doesn't fit all
    Parenting: why one size doesn't fit all
    There are a few established “rules” for being a good parent. Praise your children for their achievements, big or small. Be warm and happy when...
    Explainer: what are tax havens?
    Explainer: what are tax havens?
    The Panama Papers leak sheds some light on the intricate ways in which the wealthy can exploit secretive offshore tax regimes. As well as charging...
    How games can hook pupils with short attention spans
    How games can hook pupils with short attention spans
    Modern human beings have a shorter attention span than goldfish: ours is, on average, below eight seconds while the little fish can focus for nine...