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Time for US to import some democracy

The mere fact that one cannot confidently predict who the next president of the United States will be tells you a lot about American society.

America’s moral tipping point

Rarely have the stakes for the US and the world been as high as they are on the eve of the 2020 presidential election. If Republicans still stand for anything at all, they must come out in opposition to Donald Trump, a man who openly disparages all the values they once held dear.

US elections: Neither candidate is taking climate change seriously

The climate policies of both parties are constrained because they are far too wedded to the neoliberal economic systems

Finding my faith in Trump’s America

From the heady days of Obama’s inauguration to the everyday fears of living while black, Jakki Kerubo had a front-row seat to one of the most turbulent periods in US history

Trump trial opens with fiery clashes over witnesses

The two sides squared off in fiery exchanges that circled around the procedures for the trial and gave the Democrats an opportunity to spell out their arguments for Trump's guilt on national television

Despite restrictions, digital spending hits record in US midterms

Facebook's political ad report showed $353-million spend by campaigns on its platform since May

The midterms show Trump might not get re-elected in 2020

Contrary to what President Donald Trump has claimed, this was a bad election for him

Democrats seize US House but Trump averts ‘blue wave’

Tuesday's contest saw several historic firsts in the Democratic camp

US midterms: Key factors of the 2018 elections

The US midterm election has been a tug of war over key issues, but none has had a more dramatic impact on voters than Donald Trump

Kavanaugh swings US Supreme Court to the right

With the arrival of Brett Kavanaugh, the court comprises four liberals appointed by Democratic presidents and five conservatives picked by Republicans

All eyes on Ohio special election as test of Trump

Pollsters rate the Ohio race between Republican state senator Troy Balderson and Democratic lawyer Danny O'Connor as a toss-up

Africa must work with partners to mitigate the impact of Trump’s agenda

The continent has vital stakes in how Americans deal with three of these: climate change, foreign assistance, and immigration.

Trump and Nunes torch tradition of trust between Congress and FBI

FBI Director Christopher Wray spoke out against Trump’s wishes about releasing the memo after he failed to convince the White House to block it

Trump and Brexit have triggered two deep constitutional crises

Given the White House’s well chronicled and sometimes almost comical dysfunction, one wonders how this presidential vessel is still afloat

Trump celebrates a year of his presidency with a government shutdown

US lawmakers have launched a last-ditch bid to end the budget stalemate and prevent a government shutdown

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FNB dragged into bribery claims

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Dr Sumy Thomas: Deciphering the human puzzle, from the inside out

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Centre for Women & Gender Studies

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