In Depth

Sun,01Feb2015

In Depth

Ebola: The contagion of fear and disease

Photo©ReutersThe world woke up to a new threat in 2014 in the shape of the Ebola virus, which tore through Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

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The Paris Africa rally

If ever there was a time for a unity march against terror, it is now in Nigeria in the election season.

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Hungry for more in South Africa

JessIe Duarte, Cyril Ramaphosa and Paul Mashatile singing from the same song sheet at the Gauteng provincial conference in October. Photo©Simphiwe Nkwali/Sunday Times/Gallo Images/Getty ImagesAfter losing support in elections, Gauteng ANC has passed an indigenisation resolution that targets the mining industry. How it will fare depends on the bigger political picture.

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Africa in 2015: Collaborations across the region

Peacemakers will be particularly blessed in 2015 if they make progress in brokering an end to some of the long-running conflicts stretching across Africa's midriff.

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Charlie: Of cultures and humour

The fact that Charlie Hebdo won't make cartoons about the Holocaust nor would an American director joke about the assassination of his President shows that as sacred as freedom of expression may be it still has its limits.

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A French collateral damage

The collateral damage in France is the Muslim youth parked in the housing projects known as les cites: a European form of Bantustan. Photo©Reuters The man who got on a Parisian bus with me Wednesday was an Arab who had not shaven in four days. He had dark olive skin and kinky black hair and was visibly unbalanced: drugs? He sang to a popular tune "I'm going on Jihad. Won't you come on Jihad with me too?" He risks five years in prison and a 75 thousand euro fine.

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