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After disastrous Zuma years, Ramaphosa must provide foreign policy clarity

For a country that is guided by ubuntu, South Africa has a record of embarrassing international blunders

Coronavirus reaches Sudan, one of the countries least equipped to cope with it

After years of neglect, the country’s health service was already under water. With fewer than 200 critical care beds, doctors say Covid-19 will ‘sink’ Sudan

Africa’s  ‘dinosaurs’ are dying out

Countries in political transition have very little time in which to deliver socioeconomic and political change

Sudan sentences Omar al-Bashir to two years for corruption

The former president is also wanted by the International Criminal Court on charges of war crimes and genocide linked to the Darfur conflict

Safeguard Sudan’s revolution

Outside actors need to make sure that the military does not dominate Sudan’s political future

The AU’s role in brokering Sudan deal offers lessons for the future

The African Union's role in Sudan's political crisis proves that it's legal framework is strong enough to resolve regional disputes

Sudan swears in civilian-majority ruling council

The body replaces the TMC that took charge after months of deadly street protests brought down longtime ruler Omar al-Bashir

Unveiling of Sudan’s sovereign council delayed

According to the green book of documents signed on Saturday, several key steps will be taken before embarking on the long road to 2022 polls

Sudan deal defuses threat of ‘slide into chaos’

Under the accord, a civilian-majority sovereign council will lead Sudan through a transitional period of three years

Sudan footballers hope for revolution boost

Many say Omar al-Bashir's three decades of iron-fisted rule sidelined the sport ⁠— a national pastime

Sudan: Deadly crackdown probe results spark fresh protests

A Sudanese investigation said that 87 people were killed when security forces broke up a protest in June. The probe's death toll sparked fresh anger

Sudan’s generals should be targeted with global sanctions

The EU must monitor military leaders, rather than use them to outsource migration control

Sudan in revolt is deja-vu for Egyptians driven out by repression

Egyptians exiled in Sudan say the current standoff in Khartoum reminds them of their own broken dreams

Sudan protesters blame generals for bloodshed at rally

Sudanese state media reported that seven people were killed as tens of thousands rallied to demand a civilian government

Explainer: Tracing the history of Sudan’s Janjaweed militia

The Janjaweed militia first came into play when Omar al-Bashir's government deployed it in Darfur

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FNB dragged into bribery claims

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Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

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Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

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If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa