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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Demise of Turkey as a democracy looms larger than ever

Wednesday 27 July 2016 15:00

Turkey is on a downward spiral to failed state, writes Abbey Makoe.

Demise of Turkey as a democracy looms larger than ever

Wednesday 27 July 2016 15:00

Turkey is on a downward spiral to failed state, writes Abbey Makoe.


Race influences voting, although trend declining:  Expert

Wednesday 27 July 2016 14:09

The local government elections are cross-over events between localised issues and the big narrative.


Life in Ward 10, Bekkersdal

Wednesday 27 July 2016 10:28

I live in Ward 10, Ghana section, Bekkersdal location in the west of Johannesburg.


Is the IFP set to lose its lead in Mthonjaneni?

Tuesday 26 July 2016 19:51

Analyst Michael O’Donovan takes a look at projections on how the IFP, DA, ANC and NFP will perform in certain municipalities in the upcoming local government elections.


Despairing about elections? This is why your vote matters

Monday 25 July 2016 17:57

It seems that no matter who you vote for, a politician gets elected. Given that outcome, how can we make sure that the person we elect has the character and abilities to do the job properly?


Killings paint ugly picture ahead of elections

Monday 25 July 2016 10:02

After attacks of election candidates that took place in KwaZulu-Natal on Mandela Day, South Africans can no longer ignore the real threat to democracy.


AIDS conference 2016: the gains, the gaps, the next global steps

Sunday 24 July 2016 19:43

As the 21st International AIDS Conference wraps up in Durban, South Africa, Professor Linda-Gail Bekker talks about what was achieved and what still needs to be done.


Facts show South Africa has not become more violent since democracy

Friday 22 July 2016 06:46

A lot of people think that violent crime in South Africa began rising in 1994 and has continued to rise since then. They are wrong.


A cure for HIV: what science knows, and what it doesn’t

Thursday 21 July 2016 10:23

Antiretroviral therapy has revolutionised the lives of people living with HIV.


It will take more than $36 billion every year to end AIDS

Wednesday 20 July 2016 06:54

The number of people living with HIV/AIDS steadily increased to 38.8 million in 2015, according to the 2015 Global Burden of Disease study.


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