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To many Nigerians, Almajiranci as an education system is past its sell-by date. It is considered to have no utilitarian value, and no longer fit for the production of the ideal and modern Nigerian citizen.
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How randomised trials became big in development economics
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Global and historical lessons on how land reforms have unfolded
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Kenya's tax on digital trade and services: what's known and not known
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Frank review of South African foreign policy over 25 years
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Pop culture: restoring Namibia's forgotten resistance music
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Distorted narratives about Islamic schools deflect ugly truths about Nigerian society
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Why all children must learn code
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The long moral shadows cast by South Africa's colonial history
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A useful guide for CEOs on how to make ethical decisions in business
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Global and historical lessons on how land reforms have unfolded
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Through science, art and technology, it's possible to reconstruct the faces of the dead based on their remains. The researcher who did this work for descendants in Sutherland explains the process
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Soil health maps can help smallholder farmers make better decisions on improving their yields
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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has taken the decision to put South African Airways, the cash-strapped national flag carrier, into voluntary business rescue. Here's how the process works. #SAA
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Discretion and innovation played a crucial role in inclusive health care delivery to migrants in a country marred by high xenophobic sentiment
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The outcome of the Sidama vote paves the way for the inclusion of a 10th state in the Ethiopian federation. But what happens next? #Ethiopia #SidamaState
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If South Africa is to aggressively find new export markets and grow its exports, it can achieve a conservative 5% export growth per annum over the period 2019 to 2023
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The Portuguese colonisers were not the only ones who could use radio for control. A new book tells how popular radio broadcasts from Angola's liberation fighters were used as weapons in the struggle
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Globally, more tree species are becoming invasive, with detrimental ecological and socio-economic impacts. Understanding their invasion history and ecology is essential to developing effective management approaches.
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The goal of ending all three types of the virus is within reach. Only two countries, Afghanistan and Pakistan, still have poliovirus circulating in the environment and causing disease in patients.
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Cocoa sustainability is a new form of colonisation in Africa, because its real goal is to prevent African planters from diversifying away from cocoa into other crops.
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Over 98% of Ghana’s cashew nuts are exported in their raw form to India and Vietnam. Here the nuts are processed and re-exported to the US, Europe, the Middle East, China and Australia.
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Five years ago President Hage Geingob garnered 87%. This time he scraped through with just 56.3%, helped by voters in the preponderantly rural north, where he could rely on a loyal Swapo power base. #AfricafactFriday
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The radio show could be picked up by inside Angola and would broadcast instructions for starting and organising military cells, hiding arms and making bombs. #AfricafactFriday
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Using the skull from a skeleton to create a picture of what the dead person used to look like can be done completely digitally entirely digital workflow. #AfricafactFriday
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"Success, of course, is also conditional on South Sudan’s political and military leaders making good on the promises they made – promises upon which the future of their country depends."
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Globally, more tree species are becoming invasive, with detrimental ecological and socio-economic impacts. Understanding their invasion history and ecology is essential to developing effective management approaches.
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Methodist Church Southern Africa enters new era as women take up top positions
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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has taken the decision to put South African Airways, the cash-strapped national flag carrier, into voluntary business rescue. Here's how the process works. #SAA
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South Africa needs a fresh approach to managing invasive trees like Eucalyptus
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Methodist Church Southern Africa enters new era as women take up top positions
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South African Airways is in business rescue: what it means, and what next
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Building trust must take precedence in South Sudan peace process
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Catch our latest #podcast with @RoulILotz on the role women can play in development.
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The goal of ending all three types of the virus is within reach. Only two countries, Afghanistan and Pakistan, still have poliovirus circulating in the environment and causing disease in patients.
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Discretion and innovation played a crucial role in inclusive health care delivery to migrants in a country marred by high xenophobic sentiment
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Soil health maps can help smallholder farmers make better decisions on improving their yields
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Swapo’s seemingly unassailable position has been shattered. The outcome of these elections may well go further than a slight erosion of Swapo’s power position.
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Ethiopia is making maps to help improve soil health
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Pasha 47: How to increase the role women play in developing the continent
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Telling the complex story of 'medical xenophobia' in South Africa
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Complacency could delay the final push to eradicate polio
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Under Ghanaian law mining is “reserved for Ghanaians”. Despite this, over the last decade there’s been a notable development – the arrival of large numbers of foreign miners, particularly from China #IllegalMining
Vaccination has proven to be the most medically effective and cost-effective intervention against certain diseases. But there are myths, misconceptions and misinformation that need to be addressed
Cocoa sustainability is a new form of colonisation in Africa, because its real goal is to prevent African planters from diversifying away from cocoa into other crops #CoCOBOD #Ghana
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A 'Computer Village' in Lagos offers lessons on what it takes to help small firms thrive via @TC_Africa
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More than just a footnote: “African authors are highly under-represented as first and last authors — positions that often get the most visibility and credit,” via @TC_Africa
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The hidden costs of social media use in elections: A Ghana case study via @TC_Africa
Swapo's unassailable position shattered: what next for Namibia?
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The circulation of high volumes of misinformation by politicians and their campaign teams can heighten communal tensions

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