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EDITORIAL: Tanzania gags free press
EDITORIAL: Tanzania gags free press
Another week, another report of Tanzania clamping down on independent media. This time, it was Kwanza TV, an online channel that found itself on...
Third time lucky for peace in Mozambique?
Third time lucky for peace in Mozambique?
On Tuesday, a comprehensive peace agreement was signed by Mozambican President and Frelimo boss Filipe Nyusi and Renamo leader Ossufo Momade. It is...
Sugar barons’ greed costs workers
Sugar barons’ greed costs workers
Sugar and property giant Tongaat Hulett is considering laying criminal charges against its former chief executive, Peter Staude, over the accounting scandal that has sent its share price into free fall and that may result in up to 5 000 workers losing their jobs....
Inauguration necessary, but cost cuts in place — Dlamini-Zuma
Inauguration necessary, but cost cuts in place — Dlamini-Zuma
The presidential inauguration will cost over R100-million less than former president Jacob Zuma’s inauguration in 2014.
Mobile money moves across Africa
Mobile money moves across Africa
Sometimes you can only recognise ahistoric period in hindsight. That’s not the case with digital financial services in Africa. Eleven years after...
Kagame’s AU reforms will struggle to survive without him
Kagame’s AU reforms will struggle to survive without him
2018 was a frenetic year for Rwandan President Paul Kagame, who doubled as chair of the African Union. He was the driving force behind the reforms...
Kabila co-opts the opposition to prolong a family dynasty
Kabila co-opts the opposition to prolong a family dynasty
The highly contested elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are now over and Joseph Kabila Kabange handed over the presidency to...
Ramaphosa cannot stay silent on Zimbabwe
Ramaphosa cannot stay silent on Zimbabwe
The security forces’ violent crackdown on nationwide protests in Zimbabwe last week was met by deafening silence from the country’s neighbours and the...
Who is Martin Fayulu?
Who is Martin Fayulu?
In the days leading up to the December 30 election in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, former ExxonMobil manager Martin Fayulu was tipped to win...
SADC urges unity government after DRC vote
SADC urges unity government after DRC vote
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) on Sunday...
Mbeki’s African dream comes full circle
Mbeki’s African dream comes full circle
Former president Thabo Mbeki could soon be back to finish what he started if the international relations department has its way and brings him on...

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