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Our universities need relevance and excellence

In shaping Africa’s universities we should take the best from two examples: Dar and Makerere

Egypt’s protests uncover deep cracks in al-Sisi’s strongman façade

The popular uprising is an indication that al-Sisi's regime is not as stable as he would have the world believe

The videos behind Egypt’s unrest

An Egyptian businessman in exile in Spain has been sparking protests back home with his posts

Could Egypt’s rare anti-Sisi protests swell?

Heavy security has been put in place, but could this trigger a wider movement against former general-turned-President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi?

The shame of being a South African in the rest of Africa

Once upon a time, being a South African in the rest of Africa was a get-out-of-jail-free card. Now we are viewed with anger. And we deserve it

​South Africa 1-2 Nigeria: Bafana dance to West African tune

This game was always going to end badly if we failed to grab the initiative

Salah and Egypt score own goal supporting Warda

Mohamed Salah, adored by millions at home and abroad, picked the wrong side when he defended a teammate accused by numerous women of sexual harassment

Egypt parliament votes to extend Sisi rule

Egypt's parliament approves constitutional amendments allowing President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to stay in power until 2030

Gearing Africa’s cities for the future

By 2030, 15 cities in Africa will have populations over 5 million, most of whom will live in informal settlements.

Army policemen killed near Cairo

Six officers have been killed after undentified gunmen opened fire on an army police checkpoint near Cairo, Egypt.

Gaza: Stranded SA delegation allowed safe passage into Cairo

A group of South Africans stranded in the Gaza Strip has been allowed safe passage into Cairo following an intervention by Dirco officials.

African Champions League: Al Ahly fans clash with police in Cairo

Hundreds of supporters of Egyptian club Al Ahly briefly clashed with police outside a Cairo stadium ahead of the African Champions League final.

Pro-Morsi students storm Cairo university

Students backing Egypt's ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi have stormed the administrative offices of a state-run university in Cairo.

Weekend 101: Egypt erupts

We commemorate the 34 miners killed in Marikana, look at violence that has exploded in Egypt, and seek some joy in the Premier League season.

‘Afropolis’: Cities of Africa stake a claim on the future

A new book titled "Afropolis" explores the notion that the city of the “third” world is going to be the prototypical city of the future.

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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