Africa

 
Colonialism was a disaster and the facts prove it
Colonialism was a disaster and the facts prove it
Recently an academic article, asserting the historical benefits of colonialism, created an outcry and a...
Does team Trump have an Africa plan?
Does team Trump have an Africa plan?
When Kenya's top court annulled last month's presidential election results, Donald Trump's mind was elsewhere. The US president was tweeting about...
Editorial: In despair over elections
Editorial: In despair over elections
There are three major elections in Africa this month. None offer an encouraging picture of the state of democracy on the continent.
Cheers to the world’s fastest growing beer market
Cheers to the world’s fastest growing beer market
With International Beer Day being celebrated globally on August 4th, it’s worth looking towards the world’s fastest growing beer...
Measuring Africa’s data revolution
Measuring Africa’s data revolution
It is the continent’s least sexy revolution. There are no stirring speeches, no victorious mobs, no humbled dictators. Instead, there are quiet...
Trump doesn’t change Africa’s climate change calculus
Trump doesn’t change Africa’s climate change calculus
Africans and people from many other poorer nations will die because of United States President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris...
Democracy is key to economic success
Democracy is key to economic success
The first reason for supporting democracy in Africa is that the continent’s democracies have typically posted economic growth rates that are...
​African states biggest culprits of forced anal testing to ‘prove’ homosexuality
​African states biggest culprits of forced anal testing to ‘prove’ homosexuality
‘When I entered the examination room, the doctor asked me to go on the examination bed and take off my trousers … I said no, so the doctor...
What will it take for Africa to industrialise?
What will it take for Africa to industrialise?
There is a shared sense that international trade has a strong potential to contribute to growth and poverty reduction. There are several examples...
​Demise of philosophical society not black and white
​Demise of philosophical society not black and white
The Philosophical Society of Southern Africa (PSSA) is on the brink of...

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