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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 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.
Opinion 01 Aug 2016 07:29 am
Nicky Falkof explores how during the height of apartheid, family murders became what was termed a “bloody epidemic”.
Opinion 01 Aug 2016 07:02 am
Working poverty is also dire in South Africa. About 54 percent of full-time employees – 5.5 million workers – earn below the working-poor line of R4,125.
Technology 27 Jul 2016 20:10 pm
Some toddlers are unable to walk with their whole foot, and this is something that should be checked out by a health professional.
Opinion 27 Jul 2016 06:58 am
The mesquit tree has now invaded large parts of the country and has become the second most widespread invasive tree after Australian acacias.
Opinion 25 Jul 2016 17:08 pm
Successful countries such as China, the UK and the US always put their own economic interests first. But South Africa has taken political positions rather than economic ones.