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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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Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it