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A brief history of anti-black violence in China

The recent news of evictions and mistreatment of African students in China during the Covid-19 pandemic is rooted in a history of violence and discrimination

China’s African headache

Racist and derogatory videos are causing incalculable damage to China’s image in Africa, but this is unlikely to change the relationship

African students stuck in limbo

The plight of international students studying at the University of the Witwatersrand is echoed around the world

Social capital — when your currency just isn’t strong enough to access the plum jobs

In South Africa we must learn to value different types of social capital to make the economy — and society — more inclusive

‘Don’t go to the unfamiliar places’

As part of their Africa 3.0 project, Richard Poplak and Kevin Bloom explore 'Chocolate City', a bustling community of African traders in Guangzhou, China.

Beijing insists on use of real names on micro blogs

The Beijing city government has said that it will give users of micro blogs three months to register with their real names or face legal consequences.

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‘Captured’ water utility exec holes up

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Q&A Sessions: ‘Media isn’t dying, it’s changing’

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Eight things you need to know about the vaccine rollout

About 80 000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine have arrived in South Africa out of the nine million procured — 300 000 to 500 000 are expected to arrive within two months

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