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Making sense of South Africa’s week of anarchy

Making sense of South Africa’s week of anarchy

South Africans find themselves confronted with the ugly spectre of rioting and looting that has claimed over 100 lives, and also dealt a devastating blow to the economy. The situation remains extremely volatile, and while narratives abound, particularly on social media, facts are in short supply. It is important to examine the situation in as level-headed a manner as possible to gain an understanding of what has really befallen our nation.

A stronger and more united Africa?

A stronger and more united Africa?

Strong medicine: the COVID-19 effect Despite immense challenges, the coronavirus pandemic could offer a unique opportunity for transformative change across the continent Despite the devastating...

The COVID-19 pandemic a year on

The COVID-19 pandemic a year on

On 5 March 2021, South Africa reached an important milestone: 100 000 vaccinations were administered to healthcare workers. Exactly a year to the day after South Africa recorded its first case of the coronavirus, it is a bittersweet triumph, but in these uncertain times, a triumph nonetheless.