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A glimpse into the future of government propaganda

The Ethiopian government has created its own ‘fact-checking’ unit — and it is not the only government to do so.

Turkey goes on charm offensive in West Africa

The foreign minister’s visits to Mali, Senegal and Niger leverage colonial-era hurts to pave the way for Turkey’s investment in francophone Africa

The Portfolio: George Tatakis

The Greek photographer is on a quest to document traditional costumes around the country

How US foreign policy under Donald Trump has affected Africa

Lesotho has been used as a microcosm in this article to reflect how the foreign policy has affected Africa

Iraqi rivers under threat from dams in Iran and Turkey

This year, an unprecedented fiscal crunch caused by low oil prices forced the government to suspend infrastructure investments. But new dams alone won’t save Iraq’s waterways, experts warn.

Time is not on our side in Libya

Simmering tensions could see the country partitioned between east and west

The pandemic has shifted patterns of conflict in Africa

Although the overall rate of conflict has remained steady in Africa during the past 10 weeks of the pandemic, the nature of this is changing in subtle but significant ways

Modi attacks universities

By threatening students and academics, the Indian government seeks to create a compliant nation. But it is also a push towards disaster

Bloody alliance has created a new cradle of facism

The West failed to defend the Arab Spring. It can’t afford to let Syria’s dictator crush the Kurds

Key developments in Turkey’s offensive in Syria

Three offensive attacks against the Kurds have come since 2016

For Syria Kurds, the end of autonomy?

As President Bashar al-Assad's forces deploy towards the northern border, is the Kurdish minority giving up on autonomy?

Khashoggi son defends Saudi against critics ‘exploiting’ murder

The son of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who has denied a financial settlement with the government, spoke out in defence of the kingdom...

Editorial: Bank woes – but not in SA

'We have our own problems in South Africa — not least a fashionable debate over the role and independence of the Reserve Bank'

Istanbul shows how democracy is won

This year’s local elections — originally held on March 31 — have been widely regarded as a referendum on Erdoğan’s authoritarian rule

Journalists act to get justice for assassinated reporters

Investigators will publish reports on the murders and, if necessary, set up an international tribunal

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The former president says he will talk once the courts have ruled, but the head of the state capture inquiry appears resigned to letting the clock run out as the commission's deadline nears

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