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Lessons from the Reformation could help spur Africa's

Africa's current situation has a parallel in European history - the (...)
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21/02/2018 —  Africa's current situation has a parallel in European history - the Reformation and the changes it wrought in terms of language exceptionalism.
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Africa waves some leaders goodbye : but is the (...)

No one is immune to change in leadership that has led many African (...)
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21/02/2018 —  No one is immune to change in leadership that has led many African presidents to lose their coveted top job.
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South Africa must resist another captured president : (...)

Jacob Zuma was removed by the people's effect, which connected the dots (...)
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20/02/2018 —  Jacob Zuma was removed by the people's effect, which connected the dots of corruption, a mismanaged state and rapacious capitalism.
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Joining the dots : why education is key to preserving (...)

Authors Lutz and Klingholz explore how mass literacy became a revolution (...)
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20/02/2018 —  Authors Lutz and Klingholz explore how mass literacy became a revolution that changed the world.
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Kenyan study sheds new light on gap between refugees (...)

Refugee policy may well be a humanitarian issue. But it is also a (...)
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20/02/2018 —  Refugee policy may well be a humanitarian issue. But it is also a development issue.
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Day Zero is meant to cut Cape Town's water use : (...)

Day Zero will be the start of active water rationing when taps will be cut (...)
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20/02/2018 —  Day Zero will be the start of active water rationing when taps will be cut off and people will have to go to collection sites.
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Ramaphosa is a breath of fresh air. But South Africans (...)

A tumultuous era has ended and there's a silver lining to the cloud (...)
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20/02/2018 —  A tumultuous era has ended and there's a silver lining to the cloud that has been hanging over South Africa.
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Repatriating migrants misses the point. Systemic issues (...)

The decision to repatriate migrants is a welcome intervention. But, it (...)
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20/02/2018 —  The decision to repatriate migrants is a welcome intervention. But, it fails to consider the fundamental causes.
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Why setting up 24 hour clinics in South Africa's (...)

Setting up 24 hour clinics in a busy metropole such as Johannesburg would (...)
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19/02/2018 —  Setting up 24 hour clinics in a busy metropole such as Johannesburg would help those who need health care most.
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South Africa's democracy stood up to the test : but (...)

Zuma will go down in history as South Africa’s most corrupt head of (...)
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19/02/2018 —  Zuma will go down in history as South Africa’s most corrupt head of government since Cecil Rhodes was prime minister of the Cape Colony.
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Ramaphosa must fuse fixing broken institutions and (...)

South Africa has successfully defended its constitutional democracy. But (...)
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19/02/2018 —  South Africa has successfully defended its constitutional democracy. But the harsh reality is that the country still faces development challenges.
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Premier quitting and state of emergency signal urgent (...)

Now that Ethiopia's prime minister has made public his intention to (...)
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19/02/2018 —  Now that Ethiopia's prime minister has made public his intention to resign, can the country's ruling coalition hold?
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Why Ramaphosa's moment of hope is built on a (...)

The speech was delivered with panache and confidence. It had style, (...)
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19/02/2018 —  The speech was delivered with panache and confidence. It had style, declaring to the nation and the world that he, Cyril Ramaphosa, was in charge.
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People in African cities are taking charge of their (...)

New ways of managing water have emerged in some of Africa's urban and (...)
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19/02/2018 —  New ways of managing water have emerged in some of Africa's urban and peri-urban areas.
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Value in ambiguity : listening to art music in (...)

Performing art music in South Africa today is ideologically ambiguous. And (...)
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18/02/2018 —  Performing art music in South Africa today is ideologically ambiguous. And in this ambiguity, there is much artistic and intellectual interest.
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What Ramaphosa needs to do to fix South Africa's (...)

Presidents Nelson Mandela and Thabo Mbeki sought to use South Africa's (...)
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18/02/2018 —  Presidents Nelson Mandela and Thabo Mbeki sought to use South Africa's diplomatic service to enable the country to punch above its weight.
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The five priorities South Africa's new administration

South Africa's new administration, under the leadership of Cyril (...)
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18/02/2018 —  South Africa's new administration, under the leadership of Cyril Ramaphosa, can make some quick wins by focusing on fixing a few key areas.
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What Kenya has to show for sending troops into Somalia (...)

Kenya cited national security when it crossed into Somali territory in (...)
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18/02/2018 —  Kenya cited national security when it crossed into Somali territory in pursuit of Al-Shabaab militants. But there were numerous other potential aims at (...)
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Zuma's removal was a masterstroke : can it be (...)

The politicians who removed Zuma are likely to be running the government (...)
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16/02/2018 —  The politicians who removed Zuma are likely to be running the government for the next five years. Current events were their first test and offered a hint of how the country may be (...)
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Multilingualism must be celebrated as a resource, not a (...)

South Africa must be seen as a country for speakers of all its official (...)
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15/02/2018 —  South Africa must be seen as a country for speakers of all its official languages rather than an English-only elite.
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The lack of a succession plan has left Morgan (...)

Despite spirited efforts to douse the flames of infighting within the (...)
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15/02/2018 —  Despite spirited efforts to douse the flames of infighting within the MDC-T, matters came to a head at a recent rally in Chitungwiza.
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Zuma era lessons : how democracies can be held hostage (...)

There are several steps South Africa's governing party must take to (...)
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15/02/2018 —  There are several steps South Africa's governing party must take to strengthen democracy now that Jacob Zuma has resigned.
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The Ramaphosa moment : how many Messiahs can one (...)

Cyril Ramaphosa is no Messiah, and when the post-Zuma champagne corks stop (...)
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15/02/2018 —  Cyril Ramaphosa is no Messiah, and when the post-Zuma champagne corks stop popping, South Africans need to assess him as a mere mortal.
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Morgan Tsvangirai : the man who dared Zimbabweans to (...)

Morgan Tsvangirai's unique power was that he made Zimbabweans excited (...)
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15/02/2018 —  Morgan Tsvangirai's unique power was that he made Zimbabweans excited about the idea of change.
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