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The dog days of summer

We’re taking our annual August break. We’ll be back after the American Labor Day holiday (they have some sort of May Day in September, not like the rest of the…..

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What can Africa learn from the Greek crisis?

In recent days many of our readers have requested analysis of the Greek/Euro crisis and how to relate it to Africa’s long and bruising experience with major international creditors. So we…..

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Remembered Futures

Yesterday South Africa celebrated Youth Day in commemoration of the 1976 Soweto Uprising, a massive student protest against the apartheid government which ended in the killing of hundreds and after…..

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Hamba kahle, Raphael Tenthani

Tributes are pouring in from around the world for Raphael Tenthani, who has died in a traffic accident aged 43. Known to BBC World Service listeners for his excellent reporting…..