Reform to effect greater representation offers the best chance ensuring the UN executes its core mandate
The prime minister said that India’s freedom struggles had inspired independence struggles in the global south
After moving past the Putin will-he-won’t-he brouhaha, we can focus on the great impact Brics can have on member countries and the world
The nuclear-armed nations have a tense relationship because of disputed territories at multiple border areas
The international relations minister called the bloc the chief architects of a new global order
The climate-vulnerable island of Barbados has come up with an initiative to do this very thing
Much of the global south is neutral on the war in Ukraine, not because they support Russia but because they can’t side with the US and Nato
COP-27 will be held in Africa and will provide an opportunity to table some important concerns about issues affecting the health of our world and its environment.
Zenprop chief executive James Tannenberger, who stands to benefit financially from the River Club development, failed to address the substantive points of our original article
‘Liminality’ is a buzz word in art speak, but does the current Johannesburg Contemporary Art Foundation exhibition go far enough in meaningfully unpacking it?
Wealthy countries were quick to ban Southern African nations from entering their borders when the Omicron variant was identified, but did not do so to each other.
Poor basic service delivery is linked to children’s poor nutrition
There are few, if any, studies to support Pfizer chief executive’s assertion that the global south would be more vaccine-hesitant than the north
While the summit leaders solemnly swear that they are singing off the same struggle song sheet towards progressive development, the bloc’s leaders’ solidarity is mostly skin-deep
At the inaugural AU-Caribbean Community summit, leaders called for greater solidarity to prevent global exclusion
Eligible COP26 attendees are expected to receive their UK-sponsored Covid-19 jabs this week, but the Climate Action Network says it is too late
The fact that access to quality healthcare is determined by race, gender, geography and power is proven, as is healthcare’s shameful history of exploitation of those with less power for ‘research’. The future must do better
The documentary ‘Seaspiracy’ is a textbook display of disingenuous interviewing
All people living in Southern Africa need equitable vaccine access. Time is short and our people are dying, so the regional body should act fast
Anxious Jo’burg, edited by Nicky Falkof and Cobus van Staden, acknowledges the city as a real place and not a horrifying stereotype
A new book has collected writing about the condition of living, yes, with a high crime rate, but also other, more pervasive existential urban stresses particular to the Global South
A Covid-19 jab could cost hundreds of rands. Or not. It’s anyone’s guess. Could another pandemic almost a century ago hold clues for handling the coronavirus today?
It is important that Africa, along with other regions of the Global South, builds its own vaccine-manufacturing capacity
A more explicit emphasis on the national interest may encourage donor countries to play ‘the long game’ in Africa
Why is the visual depiction of this country in centre-left international online news publications so unrecognisable?
Measures need to lay the foundations of a new economy and society post the pandemic
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!
This is no time to snigger at the high rates of coronavirus in the Global North. We could be just as hard hit — and it is poor people who will suffer the most
Funding and investments between Global South countries are seemingly positive, but also obscure, writes Jakkie Cilliers.