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Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is guided through Mbalmayo, Cameroon, a town where residents are engaged in projects to further the MDGs.
Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is guided through Mbalmayo, Cameroon, a town where residents are engaged in projects to further the MDGs.

How Africa can perform better in the new round of UN development goals

Tuesday 17 January 2017 08:00

The aim of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals is to transform lives around the world over the next 13 years.

How Africa can perform better in the new round of UN development goals

Tuesday 17 January 2017 08:00

The aim of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals is to transform lives around the world over the next 13 years.

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A turning point for The Gambia, the smiling face of Africa?

Friday 13 January 2017 18:54

The Gambia’s presidential election crisis has been of particular personal interest for me.

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ANC needs to look beyond 2017: Analyst

Thursday 12 January 2017 09:15

Independent political analyst Ralph Mathekga says the African National Congress can not keep on resorting to old history to deal with problems.

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Angry social media posts are never a good idea

Wednesday 11 January 2017 11:00

There are some basic rules you can apply that make sure you stay out of trouble and that you get the most out of social media.

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Response to climate change is critical

Tuesday 10 January 2017 06:53

Climate change threatens to significantly increase the health risk of people living in the East African Highlands.

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Southern Africa’s former liberators offer rich lessons in populism

Monday 9 January 2017 07:22

Political populism is anything but new. Nor are its various shapes peculiar to certain regions or cultures.

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Africa is poised for sustainable growth and development

Sunday 8 January 2017 17:01

Growth accelerations in African countries have been short-lived. That might be about to change.

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Ramaphosa has what it takes to fix South Africa’s ailing ANC. But …

Friday 6 January 2017 09:23

SA's deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa has confirmed his availability to contest the presidency of the governing ANC at its 54th national conference later this year.

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Why caution is called for when analysing SA’s matric results

Thursday 5 January 2017 14:12

South Africans are poring over the latest set of matric results which show how the country’s school leavers performed in their final exams after 12 years of formal schooling.

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Can’t keep your New Year’s resolutions - try being kind to yourself

Tuesday 3 January 2017 07:20

In this this New Year when you make and inevitably break your resolutions; instead of beating yourself up and then giving up, try being kind to yourself.

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