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Ramaphosa must tell G7 — you've supported victims of Ukraine war, now support those in Africa

Just as G7 hosts, Germany, and its European counterparts benefited from Marshall Plan investment after the second world war, the richest countries must now support global recovery by investing in four key areas.When President of ...

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No Rainbow Nation For Today's Youth

1994: The euphoria, the hopes, the dreams, the answered prayers, and finally, the struggle was worth it. Democratic South Africa brought hopes and dreams that black South Africans were finally going to be recognised. Our ...

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Climate Change and Food Security in Africa

While the African Union has declared 2022 as the year of “Strengthening Resilience in Nutrition and Food Security on the African Continent”, realizing this might be harder than anticipated due to climate change impacts on ...

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The Nexus Between Substance Abuse and Sexual Violence in SA

The intersections of substance abuse and sexual and gender-based violence demonstrate the need for collaborative interventions. South Africa has a daunting drug problem. Post-1994, the proliferation of drugs on the country’s streets has triggered a myriad ...

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Xenophobia: Don't Deploy More Police; More Social Spending Needed to End Unemployment

Community protests against violent crime, which are then followed by xenophobic violence and vigilantism, are not new in Diepsloot.In 2013, two toddlers were brutally killed and sexually assaulted. Following this incident, foreign nationals were blamed, attacked ...

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South Africa: Is Freedom Still Coming 'Tomorrow'?

Freedom day holds a special place in South Africa’s history as it formally marked the end of apartheid in 1994.While that was a major feat in the struggle to legally end racial discrimination, the term ...

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Media Statement: Operation Dudula – CSVR Condemns the Xenophobic Protests and Recognises the Challenges of Crime and Unemployment

The Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation notes with concern the widespread Operation Dudula violent protests that have turned xenophobic. While the movement highlights the socio-economic inequalities and the lack of service delivery, ...

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