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JM Coetzee’s Cricketing Life

It was with some intrigue that my J.M. Coetzee google alert recently informed me that the elusive author had published something new; this time, apparently, in a contribution to a…..

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Ranking the chattering classes

A survey of the University of Pennsylvania’s recently released Global Go To Think Tank Report’s “Top Thirty Think Tanks in sub-Saharan Africa” may leave the average reader of AIAC slightly perplexed as to what it takes to get respect for thinking on the continent.

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Parachute Journalism

In my previous life as a South African political analyst, I would spend long hours on the telephone to a ‘political risk analyst’ in New York, working for a major…..

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Malema time

The levels of existing poverty, unemployment and material inequality in South Africa are politically and socially unsustainable. This much has always been true. For the country to flourish, democracy –in…..

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The Sudan Report

By Jonathan Faull* It is just over 100 days since ICC indicted genocidaire Field-Marshall Omer Al-Bashir, President of the defunct Republic stood center-stage in Juba to be deliriously cheered by…..