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The rules of engagement

The rules of engagement

COVID-19: an African overview African countries have reacted in different ways to the pandemic, from outright denial to some of the most stringent lockdown rules in the world When retired star...

Local heroes

Local heroes

The media: no place to hide Journalism is a high-risk job for African reporters, who are often not only undertrained and underpaid but also face jail, injury, even death A promising young journalist...

Getting away with murder

Getting away with murder

South Africa: firearm crime Corrupt police personnel in South Africa with criminal connections have contributed to a proliferation of illegal firearms Firearms are the most common weapon used to...

Controversial and problematic

Controversial and problematic

South Africa: lessons from history South Africa’s history syllabus had to be replaced after apartheid ended, but new recommendations could be a step back into the past All governments, no matter the...