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South Africa: Why corruption in SA isn't simply about Zuma and the Guptas

South Africa: Why corruption in SA isn't…

Mar 10, 2019

Corruption in South Africa isn’t simply a matter of bad morals or weak law enforcement. It’s embedde...

#MeToo isn't big in Africa. But women have launched their own versions

#MeToo isn't big in Africa. But women ha…

Mar 08, 2019

Nearly one and a half years ago when Alyssa Milano asked women to click MeToo on their social media ...

Nigeria: Why Buhari won even though he had little to show for first term

Nigeria: Why Buhari won even though he h…

Mar 06, 2019

A close race was predicted between Muhammadu Buhari and his main rival Atiku Abubakar. In the end th...

How Africa can catch up with the world in the fight against poverty

How Africa can catch up with the world i…

Feb 28, 2019

The world is making remarkable progress in combating poverty. From 2000 to 2013, the portion of the ...

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...

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Nigeria has achieved 33 percent broadband penetration,

Mar 21, 2019

Nigeria has achieved 33 percent broadband penetration,

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Wednesday, said the country has achieved 33 percent broadband penetration i...

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