The Conversation (Johannesburg)
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Southern Africa: Has Ecowas Taught Southern Africa a Lesson?
Has the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas) just taught the Southern African Development Community (SADC) a lesson? The West African states effectively took a… Read more »
March 14, 2016
Africa: New Practices Reinvent Traditions in Bow Music
It is largely a story of cultural demise and death. Yet the current tale of musical bow instruments is only partly a sad one thanks to a faraway martial art form, and the musical… Read more »
November 01, 2015
Southern Africa: Parts of Region Within Tantalising Reach of Eliminating Malaria
There has been a concerted international effort since the early 2000s to tackle malaria. This has led to dramatic reductions in the disease. Read more »
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