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Yes, Cote D’Ivoire’s president is running for a third term. But this time it’s different

COMMENT: A senior Ivorian government official argues that President Alassane Ouattara is within his rights to run again

The time to act is now: A letter to African leaders about the Covid-19 crisis

The dearth of political will and the extractive practices of external actors can no longer be used as an excuse for inaction. We no longer have a choice; we need a radical change in direction. Now is the time!

Moral leadership is essential for curbing corruption

The term ‘corruption’ is a convenient scapegoat that leaders deploy to mask their moral failings. Instead, they should re-evaluate their personal ethics

To silence Africa’s guns, empower its youth

It may be impossible to end the cycle of conflict in various countries on the continent without creating jobs for young people

Africa’s  ‘dinosaurs’ are dying out

Countries in political transition have very little time in which to deliver socioeconomic and political change

What might an African language of governance sound and look like?

At front and centre need to be the insights, knowledge and expertise of Southern scholarship on Africa.

Namibia’s leader wins Mo Ibrahim African leadership prize

The outgoing president is only the fourth winner of the $5-million annual prize, which recognises African leaders who have developed their countries.

Until death do us part from power

Obama may struggle to persuade African leaders to step down timeously at leadership summit.

The Hague ‘targets Africa’

Leaders push for 'local' solutions to prevent the judicial system from preying on the weak. "All the statistics show only Africa is targeted."

The bridesmaid of Timbuktu

The griots adjusted their robes and began some leg stretches in anticipation of the tremendous leaps they would soon be performing.

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Corruption forces health shake-up in Gauteng

Dr Thembi Mokgethi appointed as new health MEC as premier seeks to stop Covid-19 malfeasance

Hope grows on Durban beachfront

Ten homeless men who turned a vacant lot into an organic vegetable garden are now reaping the rewards of their toil

Zuma maintains his true colours at Zondo commission

The former president’s escapades at the commission of inquiry into state capture are a far cry from Nelson Mandela’s response when summonsed to testify in the high court

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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

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!