The Conversation Africa South Africa's twin malnutrition challenges: hunger and obesity

South Africa has problems with hunger and obesity and both are linked to malnutrition. By XIKOMBISO MBHENYANE and IRENE LABUSCHAGNE.

The Conversation Africa Bitcoin is a highly speculative investment. Why caution is required

The rise of the price of bitcoin over the past year raises fears that the cryptocurrency is set to crash. By CO-PIERRE GEORG and QOBOLWAKHE DUBE.

Raymond Suttner ANC in December: what is at stake?

The ANC of ideas has more or less disappeared, writes RAYMOND SUTTNER.

Georgina Guedes Antimonarchists and feminists celebrate good news

This week’s news headlines have had many South Africans celebrating ideas that they are usually opposed to. GEORGINA GUEDES examines why.

Raymond Suttner Can Mugabe's departure package be a model for Zuma?

Recent developments in Zimbabwe have left many observers reeling with the speedy removal of Mugabe from state power. By RAYMOND SUTTNER.

The Conversation Africa New level of horror in decades-long struggle to control Sinai

Much of Sinai is almost beyond Egyptian state control altogether. By BEVERLEY MILTON-EDWARDS.

The Conversation Africa SA moves one step closer to a sugar tax, and a healthier lifestyle

The Conversation Africa’s Health and Medicine Editor Candice Bailey spoke to Karen Hofman and Aviva Tugendhaft about the sugary drinks tax.

The Conversation Africa Three or four cups of coffee a day does you more good than harm

Overall, our umbrella analysis showed that drinking coffee is more often linked with benefits than harms. By ROBIN POOLE.

Georgina Guedes A tale of two sentences

Oscar Pistorius and Christopher Panayiotou were sentenced on Friday. Justice may be served, but how do we stop men from killing women in the first place? asks GEORGINA GUEDES.

The Conversation Africa Lessons for Jacob Zuma in Robert Mugabe's misfortunes

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.

Thulasizwe Simelane Dispatches from Harare: Day Two

eNCA's Thulasizwe Simelane says reporting from Harare, under a 'non coup' coup is surreal.

The Conversation Africa Mnangagwa and the military may mean more bad news for Zimbabwe

The coup in Zimbabwe's means that Mugabe’s long and disastrous presidency is finally over. By JAMES HAMILL. would like to send you push notifications.
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