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It’s time to embrace the power of cultural democracy, incompleteness and conviviality


 

As humans living in a deeply polarised world, we often carry stereotypes and assumptions in our heads about people who are different from us and those who do not fit into our preconceived ideas about the way things should be. One plausible reason may be due to a lack of proper knowledge and open-mindedness needed […]

The end of French economic dominance in West Africa


 

It has taken 75 years, but finally the francophone countries of West Africa have broken free from one of the last vestiges of French colonialism – the CFA franc. Since 1945 West and Central African nations have been pegged to the French franc and then the Euro, and had 50% of their foreign reserves held […]

Crime plagues every sector of SA


 

It’s the New Year, but it’s the Same Old Story: crime plagues every sector of South Africa, and South Africa acts as if it is powerless to stop it. The non-stop onslaught of lawlessness is terrifying: murders, robberies, rapes, kidnappings, hijackings, white-collar crime…the list goes on. Every day there are 58 murders in our country. A woman is raped every 10 minutes. In the time […]

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Start up, go global, get paid – all with crypto

I have seen it time and time again: smart, young African entrepreneurs, who have the potential to turn their independent online businesses into the...

EDUCATION

South Africa is heading for a credit rating downgrade to junk...

Eskom continues to pose a great threat to South Africa’s economy, making it likely that South Africa will be downgraded to junk status in...

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South Africa is heading for a credit rating downgrade to junk...

Eskom continues to pose a great threat to South Africa’s economy, making it likely that South Africa will be downgraded to junk status in...