Africa

The Struggle for Sudan

The Struggle for Sudan

On April 15, 2023, an alliance between General Abdelfatih Burhan of the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo (“Hemedti”), the leader of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF), collapsed, catapulting the country into an unprecedented war. The war initially...

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#FeesMustFall in Nigeria

#FeesMustFall in Nigeria

Since the inauguration of President Bola Tinubu, a wave of fee hikes has swept through public universities and secondary schools in Nigeria. Across numerous campuses, students have risen in response to these policies, registering their dissent through campaigns,...

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Africa: Future Trajectories for BRICS

Africa: Future Trajectories for BRICS

Despite much optimism, there are clear indications that BRICS [1] lacks the capacity to function as a powerful and innovative new force in the realm of global politics and governance. Can BRICS emerge as a collective that will reject the current neoliberal order and...

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Knowledge. The final frontier

Some suggest that unemployment rates are high because of laziness or a dependency effect created by social grants, but numerous studies have failed to find empirical support for these claims. The one drum of this kind that continues to be beaten is the claim that...

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South Africa’s New Apartheid | by Sabine Cessou

South Africa’s New Apartheid | by Sabine Cessou

A group of building workers relaxed on the pavement in central Cape Town, enjoying their lunch break. Every minute was precious; nobody was in a hurry to get back to work. "They pay us peanuts," said a bricklayer with a gold tooth. On the equivalent of $1,470 a month,...

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