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Mandela: saint or sellout

Book sheds light on how South African icon should be viewed | COLIN BUNDY AND WILLIAM BEINART | There are two widely available views of Nelson Mandela, the first post-apartheid president of South Africa. The first is a reverential and uncritical celebration of his life and achievements. It resonated in …

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Remembering King Goodwill Zwelithini of Zulu

The king wielded great influence among millions of Zulus through his largely ceremonial and spiritual role despite having no official power in modern South Africa Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | King Goodwill Zwelithini of the Zulu nation in South Africa died on Friday in a hospital where he was being …

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South Africa netballers invite Uganda She Cranes to open season

📌 #SPARChallenge March 24-31 🇿🇦 SPAR Proteas 🇿🇦 SA President’s XII 🇿🇦 SPAR Baby Proteas 🇺🇬 Uganda’s She Cranes 🇳🇦 Namibia (TBC) Johannesburg, South Africa | THE INDEPENDENT | Following the relaxation of  lockdown level three restrictions, Netball South Africa has today announced that netball activities will resume effective from Monday 08th February …

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AstraZeneca vaccine roll-out in S. Africa halted

Johannesburg, S.A. | Xinhua | South Africa said Sunday the roll-out of the AstraZeneca vaccine in the country will be temporarily put on hold until more “clinically efficacy information” of the vaccine against new COVID-19 variants becomes available. “It’s a temporary issue that we have to hold onto AstraZeneca until we …

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Rethinking approach to agriculture

In response to the economic devastation caused by the coronavirus pandemic, most sub-Saharan governments are developing economic recovery plans. These will require some different thinking, particularly when it comes to agriculture. Wandile Sihlobo, the chief economist of the Agricultural Business Chamber of South Africa, explains to Michael Aliber, a professor …

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