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A vacuum of leadership


 

The rainy summer’s evening came as a relief to the soaring temperatures we had been experiencing in the bustling Beijing. A group of Africans from South Africa, in the main, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Nigeria and even the United States had gathered in a small apartment with umngqusho on the menu.  We met at 9pm, the only […]

South Africans are not Xenophobic


 

The term xenophobia itself is problematic when trying to explain and express how South Africans conduct themselves when reacting and responding to circumstances they face on a day to day basic. In simple terms, xenophobia is a fear or hatred of foreigners, to substantiate my stance on the use of this term in African or […]

The Demise of Democracy in Turkey


 

Erdogan came to power in 2003 as a moderate and modernising Muslim leader in the region, with a large support base at home where he was largely considered the flower of democracy. How far he has fallen from that pedestal seventeen years later both at home – where even stalwarts of his own party the […]

INNOVATION

Use new technology to address the water crises in SA

Cape Town experienced water shortages in September 2018; the City was forced to introduce measures which would force the residents to use certain litres...

EDUCATION

South Africans are not Xenophobic

The term xenophobia itself is problematic when trying to explain and express how South Africans conduct themselves when reacting and responding to circumstances they...

ECONOMICS

The Congolese Conflicts: Role and Interest of Superpowers

Literature on United Nations (UN) peacekeeping has grown immensely since the end of the cold war, and a plethora of studies, have examined the...