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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 28 Nov 2017 07:49 am
Much of Sinai is almost beyond Egyptian state control altogether. By BEVERLEY MILTON-EDWARDS.
Opinion 27 Nov 2017 06:41 am
The Conversation Africa’s Health and Medicine Editor Candice Bailey spoke to Karen Hofman and Aviva Tugendhaft about the sugary drinks tax.
Opinion 27 Nov 2017 06:29 am
Overall, our umbrella analysis showed that drinking coffee is more often linked with benefits than harms. By ROBIN POOLE.
Opinion 21 Nov 2017 10:13 am
The unfolding misfortunes of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe hold key lessons for his South African counterpart Jacob Zuma who faces the possibility of a forced exit.
Opinion 17 Nov 2017 06:49 am
The coup in Zimbabwe's means that Mugabe’s long and disastrous presidency is finally over. By JAMES HAMILL.
Opinion 16 Nov 2017 08:15 am
The protracted political crisis in Zimbabwe has worsened since President Mugabe fired vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa. Now the military has entered the fray.
Opinion 15 Nov 2017 12:38 pm
The imposition of the fee free higher education proposal on Treasury without due consideration represents an escalation of the state capture led by President Zuma.
Opinion 13 Nov 2017 06:27 am
Pollination in South Africa's ecosystems is extremely complex. However new advances such as pollen metabarcoding help us understand interactions between pollinators and pollen.
Opinion 13 Nov 2017 06:22 am
The business of sport in South Africa is coming under the focus of the Competition Commission on concerns that some practices may be uncompetitive. By PHUMUDZO MUNYAI.
Opinion 09 Nov 2017 07:02 am
South Africa's perilous decline under Jacob Zuma's presidency is set out in two non-fiction books that provide unsettling, but essential reading. By ANTON HARBER.