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African leaders use anti-terror laws to silence journalists

Reporters in Eswatini, Egypt, Nigeria, Uganda, Ethiopia and Cameroon have been arrested

Traumatised societies need honest, self-aware leaders

Politicians must desist from blaming the actions of the former oppressor for their own decisions

How a lack of democracy fuels violent extremism in Africa

Research on violence in Africa argues that it is mainly within the context of a weak state that has lost control over its people and institutions

The forgotten cadres are the ANC’s loss

The death of an Eighties student activist reminds us how much South Africa owes to that generation

Disintegrating state capacity is a betrayal of democracy

South Africa is repeatedly failing to live up to its declared policies because of corruption, ineptitude and political patronage

Boost Africa’s economy with knowledge

African universities are under immense pressure to accelerate their developmental projects.

If the ANC’s rivals are all right, what’s left?

Disillusioned ANC backers feel they don't have credible options, and a union-based body à la Brazil's Workers' Party could rebalance SA's democracy.

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Ruling deals crushing blow to zero-hours contracts

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Corruption forces health shake-up in Gauteng

Dr Thembi Mokgethi appointed as new health MEC as premier seeks to stop Covid-19 malfeasance

Hope grows on Durban beachfront

Ten homeless men who turned a vacant lot into an organic vegetable garden are now reaping the rewards of their toil

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Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

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