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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 19 Jun 2018 06:22 am
Women don't want to be reduced to ceremonial roles; they believe they can add value in making decisions. By MMAMPHO KB GOGELA.
Opinion 19 Jun 2018 06:14 am
The African baobab is a remarkable species. Not only because of it’s size and lifespan but also in the special way it grows multiple fused stems. By AIDA CUNI SANCHEZ.
Opinion 18 Jun 2018 15:58 pm
The football world cup offers a useful chance to consider the apparent division between North and sub-Saharan Africa.
Africa 18 Jun 2018 08:52 am
Teams administering the Ebola vaccine in the Democratic Republic of Congo are in a race against time to find and help people exposed.
Life 16 Jun 2018 11:10 am
Studies have found that eating chillies has a measurable effect on our weight.
Opinion 16 Jun 2018 09:21 am
The persistence of Sam Nzima's June 16 photograph is remarkable. The shadow in the photograph can be read as a metaphor for the rich debate that this image continues to RUTH SIMBAO
Opinion 13 Jun 2018 06:58 am
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s popularity has improved the favourability of the governing ANC among South Africans. By ROBERT MATTES.
Opinion 13 Jun 2018 06:52 am
Africa has always promised a great deal in the international showcase but delivered very little at the football world cup, by WYCLIFFE W NJORORAI SIMIYU.
Money 10 Jun 2018 09:36 am
This rapid growth has been supported by the continent’s burgeoning mobile phone industry.
South Africa 09 Jun 2018 09:52 am
There are five key areas of tobacco control that the new bill seeks to address.