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Women from a local cocoa farmers' association spread cocoa beans to dry in Djangobo, Niable in eastern Ivory Coast.
Women from a local cocoa farmers' association spread cocoa beans to dry in Djangobo, Niable in eastern Ivory Coast.

Evidence that African agriculture is powering economic transformation

Monday 26 September 2016 07:26

The evidence is now in and the verdict is that Africa´s agriculture is powering economic transformation in the region.

Evidence that African agriculture is powering economic transformation

Monday 26 September 2016 07:26

The evidence is now in and the verdict is that Africa´s agriculture is powering economic transformation in the region.

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Explainer: what is CITES and why should we care?

Friday 23 September 2016 12:45

The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) is an international regulatory treaty between 182 member states.

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The ban on ivory sales has been an abject failure. A rethink is needed

Friday 23 September 2016 07:09

The issue of trade in African elephant ivory will dominate the 2016 CITES Conference of the Parties meeting.

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Free education is possible if SA moves beyond smoke and mirrors

Thursday 22 September 2016 07:38

South Africa’s universities are once again in uproar. Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande has outlined how higher education should deal with fee increments for 2017.

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If Africa learnt to feed its chickens it could feed its people

Wednesday 21 September 2016 06:48

Africa, which imports nearly 83% of the food it consumes, has a real chicken and egg problem.

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University fees in SA: many questions, lots of anger, fires to fight

Tuesday 20 September 2016 09:47

Minister of Higher Education, Blade Nzimande, has announced it is up to the country’s universities to “individually…determine the level of (fee) increase that their institutions require…”.

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If Africa grows its universities cleverly, its economies will flourish

Monday 19 September 2016 11:22

The idea of “education for the masses” – rapidly increasing university enrolment rates – has changed the face of higher education in the past 50 years.

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SAA will worsen if governance structures are left unchanged: Expert

Saturday 17 September 2016 17:32

The worsening woes of the national carrier, South African Airways (SAA) are likely to continue unless its governance structures remain unchanged.

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Maintaining the Momentum: Building on Year One of the SDGs

Friday 16 September 2016 11:51

One year ago, leaders of 193 countries came together to commit to ending poverty, combatting climate change, and fighting injustice.

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Jiba, Mrwebi must voluntarily step aside: Analyst

Friday 16 September 2016 09:07

Constitutional Law expert, Professor Pierre de Vos, has advised NPA boss Shaun Abrahams to ask Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi to voluntarily step aside in the interest of the organisation.

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