Coping with climate change: The water scarcity dilemma
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Coping with climate change: The water scarcity dilemma

Staff Reporter - Jan 27, 2017

By Dr Moses Amweelo THE UNITED Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is an international environmental treaty negotiated at the…

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Despite downgrade, Nam’s indicators look up

Staff Reporter - Jan 23, 2017

> Magreth Nunuhe WINDHOEK-NAMIBIA is among countries in Sub-Sahara Africa whose creditworthiness has been downgraded by global rating agency –…

United States of Africa
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United States of Africa

Staff Reporter - Jan 23, 2017

> Jackie Bischof IF AFRICA’S 1.26 billion people share a dream, beyond peace and progress on the continent, it would…

Africa a country or    continent?
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Africa a country or continent?

Staff Reporter - Jan 23, 2017

> Asmita Parshotam and Cyril Prinsloo The UN Conference on Trade and Development estimates that between US$1.6 trillion and US$2.5…

Rating agencies to rule on SA
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Rating agencies to rule on SA

Staff Reporter - Nov 28, 2016

> Fatima Bhoola and Nimisha Naik RATING agencies are shortly expected to announce their decision on whether to retain South…

R3,5k SA minimum wage too high
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R3,5k SA minimum wage too high

Staff Reporter - Nov 28, 2016

> Tim Worstall SOUTH Africa has decided that there should be a national minimum wage and that that wage should…

Where does the ICC go from here?
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Where does the ICC go from here?

Staff Reporter - Nov 28, 2016

> Simon Allison IT HAS been a long, hard couple of weeks for the International Criminal Court (ICC). The trouble…

Migrant crisis: what should the AU do?
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Migrant crisis: what should the AU do?

Staff Reporter - Nov 11, 2016

By Ndubuisi Christian Ani RECENT reports outlined the ordeals faced by 11 Eritrean women, who had been captured by the…

More contestation and uncertainty in DRC
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More contestation and uncertainty in DRC

Staff Reporter - Nov 07, 2016

By Stephanie Wolters THE joint summit between the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and the International Conference on the Great…

Paris Agreement: Which way Africa?
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Paris Agreement: Which way Africa?

Staff Reporter - Nov 07, 2016

By Friday Phiri THE Paris Agreement on climate change entered into force on November 4, after it passed the required threshold…

Students get attention of politicians in SA
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Students get attention of politicians in SA

Staff Reporter - Nov 01, 2016

By Desmond Latham JOHANNESBURG–WHEN #FeesMustFall began to trend on social media platforms in South Africa in October 2015, the government…

The troubling case of Pravin Gordhan
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The troubling case of Pravin Gordhan

Staff Reporter - Oct 21, 2016

By Cathleen Powell EARLIER this month, South Africa’s National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) laid criminal charges against the country’s Finance Minister Pravin…

Land key in eradicating poverty
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Land key in eradicating poverty

Staff Reporter - Oct 21, 2016

By Dr Kanayo F. Nwanze ROME-THE first UN Sustainable Development Goal calls on us to end poverty in all its forms…

GMO assault on traditional seeds
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GMO assault on traditional seeds

Staff Reporter - Oct 21, 2016

By Rachel Wynberg SEEDS are the very essence of life. From those growing a multiplicity of grains, legumes and vegetables to…

SA student protests reflect inequality’s grip
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SA student protests reflect inequality’s grip

Staff Reporter - Oct 14, 2016

By Nuraan Davids and Yusef Waghid PROTESTS at South Africa’s universities didn’t suddenly start in 2015 with the “fees must fall”…

Africa needs own humanitarian agency
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Africa needs own humanitarian agency

Staff Reporter - Oct 14, 2016

By Romola Adeola THE African Union (AU) has recognised that there needs to be an urgent response to the humanitarian crisis…

Is Ethiopia unravelling?
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Is Ethiopia unravelling?

Staff Reporter - Oct 14, 2016

By James Jeffrey ON SUNDAY evening, the bars of Addis Ababa were doing their usual brisk business. Just 50 kilometres south…

Malawi’s rogue miners bring agony, death
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Malawi’s rogue miners bring agony, death

Staff Reporter - Oct 07, 2016

By Birgit Schwarz LILONGWE-NAGOMBA E. is no longer young. Her hip is giving her trouble, while her back is stooped from…

Where to after AGOA?
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Where to after AGOA?

Staff Reporter - Oct 07, 2016

By Peter Fabricius THE United States of America has been rather late coming to the pan-African party. It was only 2014 – some…

Employers urged to invest in gender equity programmes
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Employers urged to invest in gender equity programmes

Staff Reporter - Sep 30, 2016

By Lahja Nashuuta Windhoek - Alwyn Strauss, a geotechnical engineer and employer was recently severely scrutinised after he refused to supervise…