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The historical necessity and limitations of African nationalism


 

Following the 1913 Land Act that placed most of the land in white hands, the South African National Natives Congress (SANNC) sent a delegation to London to lobby the government to abolish the act. The delegation was unsuccessful. Their approach to the government was not to call for an all-out rebellion against colonial rule. Because […]

General Khalifa Hafter: The lesser of the two evils in the Libyan conflict


 

Since the assassination of Colonel Muammer Gaddafi in 2011, Libya has never known any peace. The country immediately plunged into chaos with different State terrorists, militias, both tribal and fundamentalists like the CIA/Mossad created ISIS and al-Qaeda acting with impunity and destabilizing the country. Gaddafi had ensured that peace prevailed amongst the different Libyan tribes […]

An integration decision of note


 

At the heart of South Africa’s water woes lies our continued inability to utilize the water we already have innovatively, effectively, efficiently and with the right levels of efficacy. This is not in any way discounting the vagaries of Climate Change and the increased frequency of extreme weather events. The extended El Nino cycles, including […]

INNOVATION

South Africa gears up to enter a brave new world of...

President Cyril Ramaphosa is right when he says that to address the triple challenges of poverty, inequality and unemployment South Africa will need to...

EDUCATION

Why central banks need to take human rights more seriously

Many central banks are rethinking their approach to the environmental and social impact of their operations. This is because their decisions can affect access...

ECONOMICS

Why central banks need to take human rights more seriously

Many central banks are rethinking their approach to the environmental and social impact of their operations. This is because their decisions can affect access...