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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 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.
Opinion 01 Apr 2016 10:07 am
The ConCourt judgment in the opposition's case against the President represents the exercise of judicial authority and expertise at the highest level by international standards.
Africa 30 Mar 2016 09:18 am
Claudia Gastrow writes that Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos is maintaining the status quo while suggesting change in his country.
Technology 29 Mar 2016 13:20 pm
Millennials were born between 1980 and 2000, and are regarded by researchers as an open-minded, responsive and liberal generation who believe that “useful is the new cool”.
Opinion 29 Mar 2016 09:44 am
Agriculture featured prominently at the 2015 Forum on China-Africa Co-operation, but the reality has yet to catch up to the hype about China's involvement in African agriculture.
Opinion 25 Mar 2016 12:24 pm
It is unlikely that Zuma could be directing the awarding of contracts towards the Guptas without receiving any benefits in return, says The Conversation.