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The SADC will regret its approach to Mozambique’s insurgence

The SADC has been lackadaisical in its response to the insurgency in Mozambique and in so doing, is putting several other southern African countries at risk

Exclusive: The US military’s plans to cement its network of African bases

Formerly classified documents reveal an ambitious $330-million project to upgrade US military bases in Africa

Dramatic changes are coming to newsrooms across Africa

The pandemic could deliver a crippling blow to media houses across the continent

To really silence the guns, the AU’s resolve must be stronger

Conflict in Africa — and the world — is on the rise. The continent needs to take concrete measures to stop the escalating violence

The changing face of Burkina Faso’s terrorist threat

Burkina Faso has been experiencing regular attacks led by armed terrorist groups from neighbouring countries. Surrounded by six countries, it is the northern part...

Don’t disrupt Niger’s balancing act

Europe must tread carefully or risk fuelling militancy and migration

An agenda for decent jobs in Africa

Governments should adopt policies that promote external competitiveness and labour market initiatives as well as establish special economic zones

Nigeria’s border closure has implications for Africa’s economic integration

Efforts to increase trade within the continent are being undermined from the start

No end in sight to Nigeria’s border closures

Nigeria's borders crossings with Benin and Niger remain sealed despite a warning that the shutdown is harming prosperity

Why Africans can’t move freely within their own continent

As things currently stand, only four mem​ber states (Mali, Niger, Rwanda and Sao Tome & Principe) have ratified the free movement protocol

Africa’s free trade agreement: Curse or blessing?

The African free trade agreement is hailed as a huge step forward by some, but criticized as a project with little chance of coming true by others

Courageous women work to end Cameroon’s Anglophone crisis

The secessionist struggle has turned increasingly violent, with families fleeing and women violated

Niger’s democracy is on a good path

intellectual honesty and wisdom should guide Ibrahim Yacouba when he is informing people, especially those who lack information about my country.

Niger’s leaders have betrayed its founding principles

Nigeriens have engaged in over six decades of painstaking work to build a strong nation. But Niger is no longer looked upon as a beacon of light

Algeria abandons hundreds more African migrants in desert

A UN migration official has accused Algeria of leaving hundreds of African migrants stranded in the desert

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Unions cry foul over SABC dismissal costs and retrenchments

Broadcaster bodies say claims that a recent skills audit is unrelated to retrenchments are ‘irrational’

Finance probe into the Ingonyama Trust Board goes ahead

The threat of legal action from ITB chairperson Jerome Ngwenya fails to halt forensic audit ordered by the land reform minister

Fake trafficking news targets migrants

Exaggerated reports on social media of human trafficking syndicates snatching people in broad daylight legitimate xenophobia while deflecting from the real problems in society

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Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

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

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

What is a virtual card, and how does it work?

A virtual card lets you pay online without ever having to take your card from your wallet or exposing your actual account information

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