Analysis

Parties have a duty to reveal their donors
Parties have a duty to reveal their donors
Over the past two years, civil society has witnessed significant gains in the fight for more transparency about political party private funding....
Cyberbullies a threat to new media
Cyberbullies a threat to new media
As corporates — and governments — in this new era seek ownership and/or control of new media, it is essential in the name of democracy...
Take women’s rights into cities’ streets
Take women’s rights into cities’ streets
One of the priorities for the United Nations sustainable development agenda is to make cities “inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable”....
Turn Africa’s cities into vertical farms
Turn Africa’s cities into vertical farms
African cities, according to a World Bank report, are home to 472-million people — almost half of Africa’s total population. This number is...
Another Bongo takes power in Gabon
Another Bongo takes power in Gabon
The small, oil-rich country of Gabon might be in line for yet another “managed” family succession of the Bongos. Father and son have been in...
South Africa is set on fixing its economy. But will poor people benefit?
South Africa is set on fixing its economy. But will poor people benefit?
President Cyril Ramaphosa has been working hard to improve South Africa’s economic situation. 
Elitism remains the enemy of democracy
Elitism remains the enemy of democracy
For millions of people, South Africa is what Frantz Fanon called “a nonviable society”. Systemic unemployment makes it somewhere between...
Immigration white paper critically flawed
Immigration white paper critically flawed
South Africa’s immigration legislation is set to be amended by March next year, purportedly under the guidance of a policy framework provided by...
Break poverty divide, read to your children
Break poverty divide, read to your children
"The single biggest predictor of high academic achievement … is reading to children. Not flash cards, not workbooks, not fancy preschools,...
Tenants of the ITB, unite
Tenants of the ITB, unite
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The midterms show Trump might not get re-elected in 2020
The midterms show Trump might not get re-elected in 2020
The November 6 midterm election was a very good one for the Democrats. 
Can the centre hold, or will South Africa get its own Bolsonaro?
Can the centre hold, or will South Africa get its own Bolsonaro?
Present indications are that South African voters are not gearing up to “do a Brazil” in the face of a mounting economic crisis and high levels...
Human egg providers are changing the way we think
Human egg providers are changing the way we think
In 2018, three news stories about assisted reproductive technologies (ART) — treatments used to assist people in achieving a pregnancy...

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