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The Africa investment protocol: a prickly pear for Africans

The Africa Continental Free Trade Area is set to be launched in January 2021. But the secretariat still needs to ensure that investors are adequately protected

The wicked challenge of rethinking internationalisation in Southern Africa

The ability to innovate, and adaptability and flexibility will determine whether universities can advance internationalisation in the post-Covid-19 world

Mozambique needs an intervention – but SADC must not rush in blindly

Military intervention in Cabo Delgado must be aimed at protecting people first

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

International students need equal care

Contradictory pandemic regulations could to be putting critical training in jeopardy

Border walls don’t stop viruses, but a blanket amnesty might

Why South Africa should consider amnesty for undocumented migrants in the time of the coronavirus outbreak.

Southern Africa’s dangerous information gap exacerbates natural disasters

During Cyclone Idai, responses were hampered by a shortage of reliable information. This has worrying implications for dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic

Mutharika to appeal overturning of Malawi poll win

Mgeme Kalilani, the president's spokesperson, described the ruling as "a serious miscarriage of justice and an attack on the foundations of the country’s democracy..."

How South Africa and Germany can help the world

Both countries have a strong orientation towards multilateralism and democratic values

Events in Lesotho point to poor prospects for political stability

Since the demand for resources far outmatches the patronage available, Lesotho’s political arena has become brutally competitive

Southern Africa Trust rebrands as it seeks to deepen its impact

The Trust is helping corporates to put their money in the right places to ensure that SADC communities are truly empowered

CPJ calls on SADC to prioritise press freedom and the safety of journalists

CPJ has documented a deeply troubling erosion of press freedom in several member states, including attacks on journalists

SADC, learn from Algeria how to bring peace and stability

Algeria places a particular premium on the policy of deradicalisation by quelling violent extremism

Ramaphosa cannot stay silent on Zimbabwe

With Zimbabwe asking South Africa for a bailout package of $1.2-billion, Ramaphosa has an opportunity to press for key reforms in the country

DRC court to examine election appeal from Tuesday

The Democratic Republic of the Congo's Constitutional Court said it would start hearing on Tuesday an appeal against the presidential election results

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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