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Taming Western Media: Barriers of Faith?


 

With all the uninvited attention steered upon the continent’s various obstacles during the year, one thing has become evident; western media outlet race to condemn whatever the irregular phenomena are in the landscape but have a bias towards how to report them. Recently while conducting his usual BBC primetime show, HardTalk, host Stephen Sackur landed […]

No! The welfare state must grow.


 

Interviewing a Chinese expert on China-Africa relations recently he mentioned some of the courses he was teaching. One particular course entailed examining a book by James Ferguson ‘Give a Man a Fish: reflections on the new politics of distribution.’ The expert explained that we all know the cliché: give a man a fish and you […]

Languages play a role in 16 Days Campaign and National Reconciliation


 

The government is urged to create more opportunities for South Africans to learn and use indigenous languages as a means of improving social cohesion in local communities. Recent inquiries looking into obstacles to social integration in the Western Cape Province have highlighted the importance of all population groups learning English, Afrikaans and isiXhosa to enable […]

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No! The welfare state must grow.

Interviewing a Chinese expert on China-Africa relations recently he mentioned some of the courses he was teaching. One particular course entailed examining a book...