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#NEWSWATCH: Global relief effort after Cyclone Idai devastation

Cyclone Idai which hit Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi a week ago, has been described as probably the worst weather-related disaster to hit the Southern Hemisphere...

By Louise Marsland 21 Mar 2019

UN journalism fellowship applications open

Applications to 2019 Reham Al-Farra Memorial Journalism Fellowship now open...

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Why science matters so much in the era of fake news and fallacies

Democracy and social progress die without science and fact-based knowledge. Science and facts are the foundational basis for rational and logical disputation and the possibility of reaching some truths. Fake news, on the other hand, is a calculated assault on democratic freedoms...

By Tawana Kupe 1 day ago

Africa's guide to sustainable development goals

Africa must digitise its economies, broaden its tax base, prevent further deterioration of fiscal and debt positions, and aim for double-digit growth to achieve the UN 2030 global goals (SDGs), and the AU Agenda 2063...

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Digital trade and the economy in Africa

Policy, trade and the private sector in the digital era dominated debate at the Conference of African Ministers in Marrakesh...

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More work needed on regional integration in Africa

Regional integration remains low, according to African Regional Integration Index...

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#ECO19: Is your mobile commerce strategy excluding the mass market?

When you design for mobile, consider who you're building for. For the small percentage with beautiful, high-end phones, or for 61% of the market?

By Lauren Hartzenberg 22 Mar 2019

'Buddha in Africa' addresses Chinese involvement in Africa

The documentary film, 'Buddha in Africa', is to have its world premiere at Hot Docs, Canada...

22 Mar 2019

Prosumers key to addressing Africa's power challenges

The rise of the prosumer - a trend that has been gathering momentum in Europe in recent times - could well be the answer to a multitude of challenges faced in Africa...

By Marleze van Loggerenberg 21 Mar 2019

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