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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 20 Dec 2017 05:49 am
Cyril Ramaphosa may not be able to clean up the mess left by Jacob Zuma given the other members of the party's leadership team. By KEITH GOTTSCHALK.
Opinion 19 Dec 2017 09:23 am
The ANC has a new leader - Cyril Ramaphosa. But this doesn't mean that the country is out of the woods. Political instability remains a real possibility, writes Roger Southall.
Opinion 18 Dec 2017 05:55 am
Sibonelo Radebe asked Jannie Rossouw to interrogate the Steinhoff saga.
Opinion 11 Dec 2017 07:04 am
The ANC’s elective conference has very important implications for South Africa’s future. By MASHUPYE HERBERT MASERUMULE.
Opinion 11 Dec 2017 06:48 am
Learners are not taught to understand the written word and make sense of it for themselves. By PETER RULE.
Opinion 07 Dec 2017 07:17 am
The race for the presidency of South Africa's governing ANC will go down to the wire. By SUSAN BOOYSEN.
Opinion 06 Dec 2017 07:02 am
The Conversation Africa’s Politics and Society Editor, Thabo Leshilo, asked Keith Gottschalk about the process of the national elective conference
Opinion 06 Dec 2017 06:51 am
South Africa has problems with hunger and obesity and both are linked to malnutrition. By XIKOMBISO MBHENYANE and IRENE LABUSCHAGNE.
Opinion 06 Dec 2017 06:38 am
The rise of the price of bitcoin over the past year raises fears that the cryptocurrency is set to crash. By CO-PIERRE GEORG and QOBOLWAKHE DUBE.
South Africa 05 Dec 2017 11:16 am
According to the NICD, there have been a total of 557 confirmed cases, the majority occurring in Gauteng. Thirty six people have died due to the illness.