Improving conditions for people and businesses in Africa’s cities is key to growth
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Improving conditions for people and businesses in Africa’s cities is key to growth

Staff Reporter - Mar 13, 2017

AFRICA's cities are growing in population – adding the size of another Nigeria to cities by 2025 – so have…

How flying donkeys will boost trade in Africa
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How flying donkeys will boost trade in Africa

Staff Reporter - Mar 13, 2017

By Hassan Houry IN the past, the world was clearly split into developing and developed countries – with the latter boasting…

Powering Africa’s future
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Powering Africa’s future

Staff Reporter - Mar 13, 2017

By Alpha Conde WHEN G20 leaders meet later this year in Hamburg, investment in Africa’s future will be high on their…

Is China displacing traditional aid donors in Africa? The evidence suggests not
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Is China displacing traditional aid donors in Africa? The evidence suggests not

Staff Reporter - Mar 06, 2017

By Haley J. Swedlund In keeping with a two decades long diplomatic tradition, the Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi chose…

Trump keeps Africa guessing
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Trump keeps Africa guessing

Staff Reporter - Mar 06, 2017

By Peter Fabricius Like most parts of the world, Africa is still waiting, anxiously, for United States (US) President Donald…

Alternative Mining Indaba Makes Its Voice Heard
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Alternative Mining Indaba Makes Its Voice Heard

Staff Reporter - Mar 06, 2017

By Mark Olalde “Comrades, we have arrived. This cherry is eight years awaited. We have made it to this place,”…

Ford South Africa reacted badly in a crisis: it doesn’t have to be that way
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Ford South Africa reacted badly in a crisis: it doesn’t have to be that way

Staff Reporter - Feb 03, 2017

By Owen Skae In December 2015, Reshall Jimmy burnt to death in his 1.6-litre EcoBoost Ford Kuga in South Africa.…

A makeshift school made of pole and dagga (View)
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A makeshift school made of pole and dagga (View)

Staff Reporter - Jan 28, 2017

It’s better than nothing – a resilient community builds makeshift school
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It’s better than nothing – a resilient community builds makeshift school

Staff Reporter - Jan 27, 2017

By Sharon Kavhu IN THE south-east of Gidiratonga forestry in Shamva District, Mashonaland Central Province, lies a ramshackle, rudimentary, makeshift and…

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…