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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.

South Africa 22 Oct 2017 09:21 am
There’s a great deal hanging on South Africa’s 2017 medium term budget policy statement. The Conversation Africa’s Sibonelo Radebe asked Jannie Rossouw to layout his expectations.
Life 22 Oct 2017 09:08 am
The music video has evolved and embraced online platforms like the undead embrace the apocalypse.
Life 21 Oct 2017 07:44 am
When you picture someone engaged in physical activity, do you conjure an image of someone sweat-drenched, gasping for breath and, well, miserable? If so, we’ve got good news.
Opinion 20 Oct 2017 09:34 am
Cape Town promised alternative water sources with the ongoing drought being declared a disaster. Its main strategy is water rationing but climate models are also being used.
Opinion 20 Oct 2017 09:24 am
Emeritus Archbishop Desmond Tutu embraces everything noble in Aristotelian virtue ethics and African philosophical systems alike. By KEYMANTHRI MOODLEY.
Life 20 Oct 2017 07:10 am
The Orionid meteors will really kick into action this weekend, and should remain close to their peak for most of next week.
Opinion 16 Oct 2017 08:23 am
The Conversation Africa’s Politics and Society Editor Thabo Leshilo spoke to constitutional expert law Pierre de Vos about the latest decision.
Opinion 12 Oct 2017 08:00 am
Initiatives to help women suffering postnatal depression are needed and should be encouraged and integrated as part of routine antenatal and postnatal care. By DIXON CHIBANDA.
Opinion 12 Oct 2017 07:17 am
South Africa's Competition Commission may be wasting resources in undertaking market inquiries as they are expensive and yield little results. By PHUMUDZO MUNYAI.
Opinion 11 Oct 2017 08:49 am
Will the African population inevitably quadruple by the end of the century? And what are the reasons for this extraordinary growth? By GILLES PISON.