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A Free Syrian Army soldier collects a copy of the Koran from the floor of mosque after a shell slammed into the building in Aleppo, Syria in 2012.
A Free Syrian Army soldier collects a copy of the Koran from the floor of a mosque after a shell slammed into the building in Aleppo, Syria in 2012.

Crossing paths with James Foley in Syria’s war

Saturday 30 August 2014 14:54

Independent journalists reporting in war zones depend on their instincts and luck, writes James Palmer.

Crossing paths with James Foley in Syria’s war

Saturday 30 August 2014 14:54

Independent journalists reporting in war zones depend on their instincts and luck, writes James Palmer.

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Don’t blame media for ANC, Madonsela spat: Tsedu

Friday 29 August 2014 09:05

The media has not interfered nor created any drama in the recent spat between the office of the Public Protector and the African National Congress.

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Gender and the Elections: The not so good story to tell

Thursday 28 August 2014 12:20

The aim of this chapter is to apply a gender lens to the 2014 election with regard to voting behaviour of women to determine if there is a gender gap in women’s voting behaviour.

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Parliament and The Red Coats

Thursday 28 August 2014 09:05

Imagine someone visits your home and for an apparently good reason wears a medieval suit of armour. When they leave you begin to don it in your daily battles.

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People more aware of mental issues affecting children: Psychiatrist

Wednesday 27 August 2014 11:00

Psychiatrist and author Dr Brendan Belsham says that there is a growing awareness on mental issues affecting children in South Africa.

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Khayelitsha commission points out police inefficiencies

Tuesday 26 August 2014 11:28

Former Constitutional Court Justice Kate O ‘Regan says there were many inefficiencies in policing in Khayelitsha right across the array of ordinary policing activities.

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Trends in electoral participation, 1994–2014

Tuesday 26 August 2014 08:59

Collette Schulz Herzenberg points out how South Africa has witnessed a steady decline in electoral participation during its first twenty years of democracy.

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EFF saga puts 'Parliamentary debates' under spotlight

Monday 25 August 2014 10:45

Political Analyst and Research Fellow Aubrey Matshiqi says robust debates must be about the enhancement of the capacity of Parliament.

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Sierra Leone "hero" doctor's death exposes slow Ebola response

Sunday 24 August 2014 15:33

Sheik Umar Khan was a hero in his small West African country for leading the fight against the worst ever outbreak of the highly contagious hemorrhagic fever.

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The striatum acts as hub for multisensory integration

Saturday 23 August 2014 14:32

A new study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden provides insight on how the brain processes external input such as touch, vision or sound.

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