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Nigeria has a history of dodgy elections: will it be different this time?

Nigeria has a history of dodgy elections…

Feb 14, 2019

Nigeria is preparing for its general election. But will it be credible? Nigerian voters are well awa...

Why the #10yearchallenge is more than a simple social media meme

Why the #10yearchallenge is more than a …

Feb 11, 2019

An early 2019 meme called #10yearchallenge, that involved someone sharing an image from 2008 or 2009...

Eskom was doomed to fail. It’s core problem? Its monopoly

Eskom was doomed to fail. It’s core prob…

Feb 08, 2019

It has become an accepted premise among some South Africans that the current government is responsib...

How Russia is growing its strategic influence in Africa

How Russia is growing its strategic infl…

Feb 07, 2019

Much has been made about China’s role and profile in Africa and the factors underlying its activitie...

Ties between African countries and China are complex. Understanding this matters

Ties between African countries and China…

Feb 06, 2019

The complex relationship between Africa and China has become even more complicated this year. Initia...

Curious Kids: should I be scared of lightning?

Curious Kids: should I be scared of ligh…

Feb 04, 2019

Curious Kids is a series for children in which we ask experts to answer questions from kids. Should...

The modus operandi of a ponzi scheme; Red flags for prevention

The modus operandi of a ponzi scheme; Re…

Feb 04, 2019

Introduction Fraudulent investments always promise higher rate of return which is mostly above the ...

The future of finance: Are universities prepared?

The future of finance: Are universities …

Feb 02, 2019

Producing graduates for the world of finance is an expensive, specialised and time-consuming busines...

Buhari failed to fix Nigeria's economy. But he may still have the edge

Buhari failed to fix Nigeria's economy. …

Jan 28, 2019

Muhammadu Buhari’s election four years ago as Nigerian president was greeted with great enthusiasm, ...

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Samsung announces folding phone with 5G at nearly $2,000

Feb 21, 2019

Samsung announces folding phone with 5G at nearly $2,000

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Wednesday unveiled a nearly $2,000 folding smartphone in a bid to top the technology of Ap...

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