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Responding to the climate crisis
Responding to the climate crisis
"I want you to panic.” This statement, delivered by 16-year-old student and climate activist Greta Thunberg at the World Economic Forum Annual...
Afrobarometer: Climate change literacy still low in Africa
Afrobarometer: Climate change literacy still low in Africa
The recent havoc caused by tropical cyclone Idai which struck the southern African countries of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi is a grim reminder...
Africa’s climate is getting worse for farming, survey reports
Africa’s climate is getting worse for farming, survey reports
Perceptions of climate conditions for farming are getting worse on the...
Fresh vigilance is needed to protect media freedom across Africa
Fresh vigilance is needed to protect media freedom across Africa
One of the least enviable tasks of journalists in the US must be reporting on how the public trusts their work less and less. A 2018 study found that only about four in ten Americans...
2019 elections: The great democratic swindle
2019 elections: The great democratic swindle
With the May 8 elections results announced, the analyst-pollster machine goes into another gear. The data geeks and other people linked to the...
Editorial: The not-so-secret ballot
Editorial: The not-so-secret ballot
In 2016, after meeting with several local government hopefuls, Thabo Mbeki refused to be drawn on whom he would vote for in the municipal elections. “The candidates here came in to say two things; one, that I must vote. So I’ve agreed with that; I’ll vote tomorrow. The second...
The AU’s new transitional justice policy could be a game-changer
The AU’s new transitional justice policy could be a game-changer
This year’s annual pilgrimage to the African Union Summit recently held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in February under the theme ‘The year of...
Afrobarometer: ‘68% of Africans don’t think their vote is secret’
Afrobarometer: ‘68% of Africans don’t think their vote is secret’
Sixty-eight percent of Africans are not confident that their vote is secret, according to a new survey published by...
Taking Africa’s democratic temperature as a dozen countries prepare for polls
Taking Africa’s democratic temperature as a dozen countries prepare for polls
More than a dozen national elections will be held across Africa next year. 
Stats reveal South Africans’ hopes and despair
Stats reveal South Africans’ hopes and despair
A minority of whites disapprove of apartheid but many are on the fence about racial segregation.

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