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We need an outpouring of outrage about Africans killed by security forces

As Africa mourns George Floyd, we must look in the mirror and address police brutality on our own continent

Tawana Kupe: It takes a continent to raise the Africa we want

Collaborating with other universities will assist in dealing with diseases and other social issues that know no borders

Covid-19 and the call for solidarity: Challenges for informal settlements

It is difficult for residents of informal settlements to follow guidelines to prevent Covid-19 transmission, such as hand-washing, in the absence of access to water. It is governments’ responsibility to provide these basic services

In the face of the pandemic, human rights are a necessity

The Covid-19 pandemic is throwing the poor governance of some African countries into sharp relief

Exclusive: A ‘mafia-style’ cartel is running the African Union, claim staff

In a leaked memo, AU staff claim that commission chair Moussa Faki Mahamat is destroying the continental body

The AU’s role in brokering Sudan deal offers lessons for the future

The African Union's role in Sudan's political crisis proves that it's legal framework is strong enough to resolve regional disputes

How the glow of the historic accord between Ethiopia and Eritrea has faded

A year ago Eritreans could hardly contain their joy as Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed touched down in Asmara. The city had seen...

AU ‘covering up’ perpetrators’ abuse

An internal inquiry has implicated senior officials in sexual harassment, nepotism and fraud, but there have been no repercussions for the accused

​Launch of the ‘1 Million by 2021 Initiative’ at the Pan African Youth Forum

Developing the youth is the African Union Commission’s top priority

African Union to host Libya ‘reconciliation’ conference

Libya has been mired in chaos since the 2011 ousting of Muammar Gaddafi and a series of international efforts have so far failed to unite the country

Kagame’s AU reforms will struggle to survive without him

Will Paul Kagame be able to sustain the momentum and ensure the implementation of his continental plans?

Africa’s forgotten stateless population

Africa has one of the largest stateless populations in the world, however governments have only recently started to recognise it as a serious problem

Exclusive: African Union boss accused of hiring ‘old crony’ — by his deputy

Leaked letter reveals deep divisions within the African Union Commission

African Union’s internal inquiry reveals full extent of sexual harassment

Damning findings show that sexual harassment is rife within the African Union Commission

Another Bongo takes power in Gabon

With the president out of the country and gravely ill, the government’s intransigence is costing its people a chance of freedom long denied

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Ithala backs its embattled chairperson

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Q&A Sessions: ‘My north star is the patient’

Rhulani Nhlaniki is Pfizer’s cluster lead for sub-Saharan Africa. As Pfizer starts phase III of the clinical trial of their Covid-19 vaccine candidate, he tells Malaikah Bophela that if it is successful, the company will ensure the vaccine will be available to everyone who needs it

Murder of anti-mining activist emboldens KZN community

Mam’Ntshangase was described as a fierce critic of mining and ambassador for land rights.

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Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

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In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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