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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.

Life 14 Apr 2016 10:54 am
In-school nutrition programmes can reduce the chances of children suffering from childhood obesity, writes Lauren Graham.
Opinion 12 Apr 2016 08:06 am
If the ANC ignores the calls for Zuma's resignation,it may undermine South Africa's leadership on the continent, writes Joleen Steyn Kotze.
Money 11 Apr 2016 17:07 pm
First, a matric no longer leads to better labour-market opportunities. Second, finding a job in the two most developed provinces, Western Cape and Gauteng, is no longer guaranteed.
Opinion 11 Apr 2016 15:27 pm
As is the case with the alleged influence of the Gupta family in the running of South Africa, state capture differs from stakeholder management. The family denies the charge.
Opinion 11 Apr 2016 09:23 am
It's normal for resistance movements to adopt rough survival strategies while fighting an oppressive regime. Unfortunately that culture takes root and is permanently nurtured.
Opinion 07 Apr 2016 12:43 pm
In the past, only highly committed idealists joined the ANC. Today's splits and factions are about patronage and clientelism.
Opinion 05 Apr 2016 10:10 am
To date, neither Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump nor Democratic contender Hillary Clinton have paid significant attention to Africa as part of their campaign.
Opinion 05 Apr 2016 09:42 am
Ironically, the only feasible way of removing President Zuma lies outside the prescribed formal structures of the constitutional processes - at the head office of the governing ANC
Opinion 04 Apr 2016 11:57 am
If South Africans are to make the radical changes they must to become truly great, the new generation will have to find a way of understanding the country's past
Opinion 02 Apr 2016 19:23 pm
President Jacob Zuma apologised to his country on national television just before 8 in the evening after a dramatic 36 hours that ended with him hanging onto power by a thread.