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How US foreign policy under Donald Trump has affected Africa

Lesotho has been used as a microcosm in this article to reflect how the foreign policy has affected Africa

Why would anyone vote for Trump?

COMMENT: For this gay, white soldier there simply isn’t a good enough challenger to knock him off his perch

Richard Calland: South Africa needs a Roosevelt style of leadership

President Cyril Ramaphosa needs to hold ‘fireside chats’ and have more power and institutional muscle around him, writes Richard Calland

Trump win will abort health care

Threats of funding cuts has caused a reduction in reproductive and sexual health services

The African Union’s (un)official statement on the US elections

The United States has never been shy to pass judgment on African elections. What does it look like when Africa passes judgment on America’s chaotic vote?

US ‘brokered’ agreements on Israel: Wind of change or toxic blast of extortion?

The United States is negotiating with African countries that will see them exchange Palestinian people’s rights for improved economic and trade conditions

Rights are at risk without principled leadership in the US Supreme Court

COMMENT: My sons, I weep because Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who fought gender discrimination, has died and Donald Trump, under whom hardwon victories have been eroded, wants to be elected president again

The bloody battle to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Neither side will hesitate for a second to do anything to win

Death in small-town America

As the coronavirus continues its deadly march, funeral directors in small-town America quietly attend to burying the dead

TikTok chief Kevin Mayer quits company

Mayer's resignation comes days after TikTok filed a lawsuit challenging a crackdown by the US government over claims the wildly popular social media app can be used to spy on Americans.

Trump gives TikTok 6 weeks to sell itself to US company

China's foreign ministry pushed back, calling Washington hypocritical for demanding TikTok be sold

The new ‘invisible enemy’

Anti-racism and political contagion from Save Darfur to Black Lives Matter

Mask rules are not meant to ‘criminalise’ the public

Shop owners and taxi drivers can now refuse entry to people who defy mandatory mask-wearing regulations

Cartoon: Carlos on turd immunity

Standing out from the herd isn't always a great idea

The blankest spot on Trump’s world map

In his new book of his time in the Trump White House, former US National Security Adviser John Bolton shares Trump’s very few thoughts on Africa

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Disrupt the corrupt

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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

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