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Why do presidents cling to power?

Four former heads of state speak about what being president is actually like

Digital financial services could fast-track UN SDGs

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Some African countries are choosing livelihoods over lockdowns

The methods that work in Western nations rarely translate into African contexts

At war with Covid-19: Opportunities for Africa?

Civil-military relations across the continent are tenuous, at best. Covid-19 may have given African governments an opportunity to create a new social compact with their citizens

The risk of jihadist contagion in West Africa

Faced with jihadist breakthrough in Burkina Faso, neighbouring states in the Gulf of Guinea increasingly fear attacks in their own territories

Vipers, cobras and cures: Why there is an antivenom crisis

Each year, millions will be bitten by venomous snakes and antivenom will remain painfully out of reach for many victims

What’s behind the Equatoguinean-Cameroonian border wall plan?

It is not unusual for Equatorial Guinea to seal its border with Cameroon. But a plan to build a solid border wall has Cameroonians fuming

Doing the ‘tramadol dance’: What this latest craze says about pill addiction

The illicit trade in this painkiller has become the stuff of ballads and dance halls but its abuse is threatening to condemn those in real need

Togo: internal squabbles cause opposition to crumble

The people of Togo are feeling disillusioned with the country's opposition leaders, saying that they were "deceived" and "disappointed"

Tensions simmer in restive Togo

Governance is a family business but a new generation of protesters is trying to disrupt the old order

Resistance to genetically modified seeds in Africa

There is some resistance on the continent and debate on preserving its traditional seed base instead

New Togo fishing port stokes coastal erosion fears

Erosion affects coastal communities around the world but is becoming a major environmental and social problem in Togo

The flame of justice flickers on

A new breed of African freedom fighter is emerging, challenging authoritarianism with pure ideas that seek nothing but progress through liberty

Casualties mount in Togo protests

Opposition ire over the president’s extended term in office spilled over into the streets this week

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Durban city manager says NPA erred in his bail conditions

The corruption-fraught metro is coming to grips with having a municipal manager who is on bail for graft, yet has returned to work

SA justice delays extradition of paedophile to UK

Efforts to bring Lee Nigel Tucker to justice have spanned 16 years and his alleged victims have waited for 30 years

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Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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