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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 12 Aug 2016 10:33 am
The world’s vain obsession with eyelashes has failed to address the basic question concerning their purpose: why do we have eyelashes? Do they serve a purpose?
Opinion 11 Aug 2016 07:22 am
The recent municipal elections do not show that political parties consider women’s issues relevant or important.
Opinion 11 Aug 2016 07:14 am
Three countries in southern Africa have banded together to press for the ban on the international trade in ivory to be lifted.
Opinion 10 Aug 2016 10:04 am
The 2016 elections represent a critical point in Zambia’s political history.
Opinion 10 Aug 2016 08:01 am
53 percent of people between the ages of 15 and 30 reported they would sooner give up their sense of taste than their smartphones.
Opinion 10 Aug 2016 07:27 am
As military organisations become less oriented towards violence, the traditional, aggressive, warrior-like culture of the military has to be balanced with new task requirements.
Life 06 Aug 2016 17:16 pm
Researchers find 242 retail outlets with 16,099 pieces of ivory openly displayed for sale in Ho Chi Minh City, Ban Ma Thuot and villages in the north near the Chinese border.
Opinion 06 Aug 2016 12:42 pm
For over 20 years the ANC's electoral support has appeared unyielding to the obvious weaknesses of its performance in government. To fall below 60% is psychologically significant.
Opinion 04 Aug 2016 07:35 am
Zimbabwe’s new citizens will have to strategise very carefully. The compromises and alliances will not be easy.
Opinion 02 Aug 2016 05:59 am
There are no tsunamis, for now, but two tectonic plates of political change are moving past each other, causing electoral tremors.