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The Conversation Africa launched as a pilot project in May 2015. It is an independent source of news and views from the academic and research community, delivered direct to the public.

Opinion 23 Jun 2017 06:59 am
The idea that the Reserve Bank should have a broader mandate is neither radical nor dangerous. By STEVEN FRIEDMAN.
Opinion 22 Jun 2017 07:19 am
During politically contentious times, it’s befitting that we turn more – rather then less – to Shakespeare, writes JYOTSNA SINGH.
Opinion 22 Jun 2017 07:06 am
Why can poetic justice sometimes be awesome and poetic injustice awful, writes THADDEUS METZ.
Opinion 20 Jun 2017 07:53 am
Whether Tom Thabane’s latest government has the political capital to tame the army, let alone get rid of it, is questionable, writes ROGER SOUTHALL.
Opinion 20 Jun 2017 07:31 am
I began pondering what kind of beach would work best for castle building. To find out, I compared the sand from the ten most popular beaches in the UK, writes MATTHEW BENNETT.
Opinion 19 Jun 2017 07:43 am
Where is the disconnect between food production and food security in Africa? By FRANS SWANEPOEL.
Opinion 19 Jun 2017 07:31 am
I’ve seen how social media becomes part of a person’s brand – a brand that can help you or hurt you, writes THAO NELSON.
Opinion 18 Jun 2017 11:24 am
The end of apartheid should have heralded a new South Africa for the generation born at its demise. But that hasn't happened.
Technology 16 Jun 2017 10:16 am
Our study suggests it may hold true for maths. People who have an extreme preference for using their RIGHT hand may be worse at maths, according to new research.
Life 16 Jun 2017 10:12 am
Around 8% of young people are thought to hear voices at some stage in childhood, making it about as common as having asthma or dyslexia. THE CONVERSATION AFRICA