A Turbulent Transition: South Africa’s Opposition Party Faces a Rocky Future

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Elections are moments of reckoning. They can either project a party onto a new trajectory or force a party into introspection. South Africa’s main opposition...

Legalisation is Killing Our Market, Say Small-Scale Dagga Growers in South...

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On a frigid September morning in Mkumbi, a remote village in the Pondoland region of the Eastern Cape, 63-year-old Sizane Nompethu rose at dawn...

“People Feel Betrayed”: Small-Scale Dagga Growers Fear Exclusion from Legal Trade

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In the hillside Pondoland village of Manhlaneni, a small delegation from the Eastern Cape Department of Rural Development and Agrarian Reform stepped into a...
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President Ramaphosa Arrives in London for Financial Times Africa Summit

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President Cyril Ramaphosa arrived on Sunday in London, United Kingdom, for a two-day working visit. The President will deliver the opening address at the 6th...
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed

South Africa Congratulates Ethiopia’s PM Abiy Ahmen on Nobel Peace Prize

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President Cyril Ramaphosa has extended his warmest congratulations to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali of Ethiopia on being awarded the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize. Prime...

Economic Chaos is Causing a Food Security and Humanitarian Crisis in...

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Since Zimbabwe’s land reform of 2000 – when around 8 million hectares of formerly large-scale commercial farmland was distributed to about 175,000 households –...

A Look Back at the Turbulent Relationship Between Nigeria and South...

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Since the end of apartheid in South Africa in 1994, South Africa and Nigeria have never had an easy relationship. Over the years, as...

Dozens of Eastern Cape School Upgrades Abandoned

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Lack of accountability leads to wasteful expenditure and mismanagement, says activist. Contractors have abandoned more than 50 major school upgrade projects in the Eastern Cape...
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed Wins 2019 Nobel Peace Prize

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OSLO - Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for his peacemaking efforts with Eritrea. Ethiopia and Eritrea, longtime...
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South Africa’s Zuma to Face Corruption Trial After Court Denies Stay...

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South African former President Jacob Zuma will stand trial on corruption charges relating to a $2.5 billion arms deal after court denied him a...

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