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World Cannabis Day: Marijuana use in South Africa: what next after landmark court ruling?

World Cannabis Day: Marijuana use in Sou…

Apr 19, 2019

South Africa’s Constitutional Court has delivered a unanimous judgment that certain parts of the cou...

Nigeria " A Consumption Economy"

Nigeria " A Consumption Economy…

Apr 15, 2019

No nation that consumes above its production capacity can ever have a strong, reliable and dependabl...

Cyclone Idai is over -- but its health effects will be felt for a long time

Cyclone Idai is over -- but its health e…

Apr 15, 2019

People in Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe have started trying to rebuild their lives after the devas...

How Sudan’s protesters upped the ante, and forced al-Bashir from power

How Sudan’s protesters upped the ante, a…

Apr 13, 2019

Following months of protests, and a prolonged sit-in outside the military headquarters in Khartoum, ...

Sudan: Academics have shaped Sudan's political history, and may do it again

Sudan: Academics have shaped Sudan's pol…

Apr 11, 2019

Sudanese academics are taking a leading role in protests against President Omar al-Bashir. Moina Spo...

South Africa's Tax Free Benefit That No-One’s Talking About

South Africa's Tax Free Benefit That No-…

Apr 10, 2019

We’re all familiar with pension funds, medical aid contributions, subsidised gym memberships and oth...

Towards a new equilibrium: Ghana's Banking and Corporate Governance - Jerry Afolabi

Towards a new equilibrium: Ghana's Banki…

Apr 02, 2019

The financial sector crisis was predominately caused by weakness in banking system preceded by high ...

Investing in Africa: An Outlook on Nigeria and Ethiopia

Investing in Africa: An Outlook on Niger…

Apr 02, 2019

One can easily assume that international investors are deterred from investing in Africa given the g...

ANALYSIS: Was Zimbabwe ever the breadbasket of Africa?

ANALYSIS: Was Zimbabwe ever the breadbas…

Apr 01, 2019

There is a commonly held view that Zimbabwe used to be the breadbasket of Africa, although the ...

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Nigeria: Court dismisses suit challenging sale of 9mobile

Apr 20, 2019

Nigeria: Court dismisses suit challenging sale of 9mobile

A suit filed by Spectrum Wireless Communications Limited (SWCL) challenging the sales of telecommunications firm, 9mobil...

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