As the ruling ANC prepares for its big policy conference in June, it faces another challenge – a new alliance of radical trade unionists and grass-roots activists.
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- Wednesday, 14 January 2015 17:22
- George Kazolias
They came in their hundreds of thousands. Jews, Muslims, Christians and atheists: Students, workers, the unemployed and the bourgeoisie. They said "I am Charlie." "I am Ahmed." (the policeman executed at Charlie Hebdo). "I am a Jew." Or, they just said nothing.
- Tuesday, 23 December 2014 16:19
- The Africa Report
The game of thrones and succession planning in Africa was jolted by the spectacle on 31 October of Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaoré fleeing the mass street demonstrations in Ouagadougou on a French helicopter for exile in neighbouring Côte d'Ivoire.
- Monday, 22 December 2014 13:55
- Masimba Tafirenyika
Despite having being ranked second and sixth among the 10 top countries with the highest economic growth rates in the world in 2013, Sierra Leone and Liberia are among the world's poorest. The Ebola epidemic has exposed the weakness of healthcare systems that have been neglected in many African countries for so long.
- Thursday, 18 December 2014 12:09
- Oheneba Ama Nti Osei
The Africa Report reviews trends in the commodity sector to see which prices will rise and fall in the year ahead, as forecasts point to a global oil surplus.