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Shaped by their histories

Shaped by their histories

Sowetan: a case study The role of organisational culture in journalism can be seen in the rise and decline of South Africa’s iconic newspaper the Sowetan What is it to be an “African journalist”? Working in African...

A quest for unchecked power

A quest for unchecked power

Press freedom: the fiercest battle How South African private media played a pivotal role in mobilising civil society to expose a corrupt president and his cronies What is it to be an “African journalist”? Working in...

An uncomfortable truth

An uncomfortable truth

South Africa and weapons: a dirty history There is evidence that the motives for the murder of three prominent antiapartheid activists were much more complex than official narratives suggest It is 29 March, 2018 in...

Africa: the search for justice

Africa: the search for justice

  Some 122 states have ratified the Rome Statute that established the International Criminal Court (ICC) in 2002, among them 34 African countries. However, two cases against current African leaders have focused...

Blow, wind, blow

Blow, wind, blow

Southern Africa: economic nationalism ‘Empowerment’ benefits political elites while businesses are spooked and citizens are left with nothing but empty promises By Ray Ndlovu A wind of economic nationalism is blowing...