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The Legacy of Nat Nakasa

On a warm July morning in 1965, South African writer Nat Nakasa stood facing the window of a friend’s seventh floor apartment in Central Park West. In the distance he…..

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Buying 10 Hollands*

It’s not just Evil Arab City States or Chinese firms that are buying up vast tracts of land in portions of Africa, set to produce specialised food crops exclusively for…..

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A rich Sudanese businessman living in London hires an American professor to come up with an index to rank African governments for things like corruption, vaccine coverage, crime rates and…..