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Demonstrators protest against the decision by the South African Broadcasting Corporation to stop airing violent protest scenes.
Demonstrators protest against the decision by the South African Broadcasting Corporation to stop airing violent protest scenes.

Why media freedom remains fragile in South Africa

Thursday 19 October 2017 07:40

Four decades after the Black Wednesday crackdown on the media and the black consciousness movement, South Africa is a different country.

Why media freedom remains fragile in South Africa

Thursday 19 October 2017 07:40

Four decades after the Black Wednesday crackdown on the media and the black consciousness movement, South Africa is a different country.

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Deadly explosion in Somali capital Mogadishu brings shock

Wednesday 18 October 2017 06:54

More than 300 people were killed and at least 500 injured on October 14 when a truck bomb exploded in a crowded intersection in Mogadishu, Somalia’s capital.

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Elections in Africa: democratic rituals matter

Tuesday 17 October 2017 07:44

The multi-party systems established in Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia in the early 1990s have endured despite electoral violence.

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Expenditure breakdown of mid-income households

Monday 16 October 2017 18:30

Stats SA's Living Conditions Survey (LCS) details income levels and expenditure patterns of South African households.

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Zuma loses bid to dodge 783 charges but will he have the last laugh?

Monday 16 October 2017 10:08

Supreme Court of Appeal has dismissed Zuma’s & the NPA appeal against an earlier decision by the Gauteng High Court that a decision to dismiss 783 charges against Zuma

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South Africa needs to revamp its new public transport system

Saturday 14 October 2017 08:15

Over the past eight years the South African government has spent more than 130 billion rand on public transport projects in the country’s main cities.

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Why African families are larger than those of other continents

Thursday 12 October 2017 08:06

In Africa women have 4.5 children on average, while in Asia the figure is 2.1 children, in Latin America 2.0, in North America 1.9 and in Europe 1.6.

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ANC provincial spats show party’s deep crisis: Mathekga

Wednesday 11 October 2017 14:49

Political analyst Ralph Mathekga believes the African National Congress (ANC) has moved away from its norms to resolving internal issues.

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The way French is taught in SA offers lessons in decolonisaton

Friday 6 October 2017 07:26

French has been taught and learned in South African classrooms for decades, even though it isn’t one of the country’s official languages.

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What Archbishop Tutu’s ubuntu credo teaches the world

Thursday 5 October 2017 11:45

Archbishop Emeritus Bishop Desmond Mpilo Tutu’s 86th birthday on October 7 is a good occasion to reflect on the man’s contributions to South African society and global thought.

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