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Raila Odinga: The US and Europe cannot abandon their leadership roles

Today, the whole world stands where Europe was in 1945. Europe recovered then thanks to massive international assistance. That same attitude of cooperation and solidarity is needed now more than ever

Why courts can’t save democracy in Africa

Recent judgments in Kenya and Malawi are encouraging. But democratic reform is impossible unless presidents and electoral commissions play their part

Experts gather to disrupt continent’s education

The forum hopes to solve some of the problems in education and learning

Zimbabwe’s opposition copies the Kenyan playbook

Raila Odinga told Nelson Chamisa: 'Declare victory early, and keep declaring' — and Chamisa listened

Zimbabwe on tenterhooks as opposition Chamisa prepares ‘inauguration’

'Any attempt to delegitimize government will be dealt with mercilessly'- Zim government

The dictator’s dilemma: How to succeed at succession

From retirements to coups d’etat, presidential term limits and opposition candidates winning elections, democracy appears to be making progress

Cambridge Analytica’s role in Africa overstated

Claims about Cambridge Analytica's role in elections in Nigeria and Kenya have been overstated.

Analytica link taints Kenyatta

Revelations of firm’s role in Kenya’s 2013 and 2017 polls engulfs the president in another crisis

Kenya’s ‘other’ president congratulates Ramaphosa

Kenya’s “presidents” sent President Ramaphosa messages of support

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With the shift to lockdown level three on Monday, details are emerging of how the previous relaxation added pressure to the already poorly performing Eastern Cape Covid-19 response

Foodies cook up feeding schemes

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Small towns not ready for level 3

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Road to recovery for the tourism sector: The South African perspective

The best-case scenario is that South Africa's tourism sector’s recovery will only begin in earnest towards the end of this year

What Africa can learn from Cuba in combating the Covid-19 pandemic

Africa should abandon the neoliberal path to be able to deal with Covid-19 and other health system challenges likely to emerge in future

Coexisting with Covid-19: Saving lives and the economy in India

A staggered exit from the lockdown accompanied by stepped-up testing to cover every district is necessary for India right now

Covid-19: Eased lockdown and rule of law Webinar

If you are arrested and fined in lockdown, you do get a criminal record if you pay the admission of guilt fine

Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

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The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with

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