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20 October 2014 09:54 (South Africa)
Africa

Flying under African skies - for cheap, this time

  • Simon Allison
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By Simon Allison

Eskom to the rescue! Yes, really.


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By Simon Allison

Madagascar: The return of the impatient exile


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By ANNELI BOTHA

East Africa: The roots of radicalism should inform government’s response to terror


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By Mercedes Sayagues

Mozambique: Citizen journalists keep campaigning politicians on their toes


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By Brooks Marmon

Op-Ed: Ebola, the unbearable strain on Liberia’s fledgling democracy




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By KATHRYN STINSON

Ebola clinic: The one who is about to die


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By Simon Allison

Flare-up in Central African Republic: Yet another setback for a peace process going nowhere


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By Simon Allison

Mozambique: This election changes everything


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By Simon Allison

Mozambique: The little opposition party that could


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By Simon Allison

Analysis: It’s too late to be worried about the Islamic State in Africa


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By GroundUp

Arriving in Sierra Leone: Ebola - it is real




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By Mercedes Sayagues

Op-ed: Progressive new abortion law shows Mozambique’s commitment to women’s reproductive rights


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By Simon Allison

Botswana in crisis: perspective from a journalist in exile


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By Simon Allison

The 2014 Ibrahim Index: Cause for concern as Africa’s governance role models slip up


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By GREG MILLS AND JEFFREY HERBST

Stopping Ebola: Hard yards, not silver bullets


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By Simon Allison

DRC: Just this once, Joseph Kabila should listen to his opposition


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By Simon Allison

Portrait of a Kenyan radical




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By Alex Eliseev

TB Joshua and the Nigerian tragedy that shook SA into gear


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By Simon Allison

Limbo in Lesotho: The limits of South Africa’s soft power


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By Simon Allison

Analysis: TB Joshua, Nigeria, and the fools who build houses on sand


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By Kim Harrisberg

Uganda’s Batwa, and conservation's double-edged sword


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By Simon Allison

Analysis: As the Islamic State expands, how vulnerable is Africa?


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By Simon Allison

When green hats turn blue: the UN takes over in the Central African Republic




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By Simon Allison

Did South Africa really rig Guinea’s elections?


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By Simon Allison

In the Gambia, yet another setback for gay rights in Africa


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By Stephen Grootes

The life-or-death case you’d have missed on #OscarDay: Human rights, the law and Home Affairs


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By Simon Allison

Analysis: Panicky Ebola rhetoric is a smart fundraising tool


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By Simon Allison

In defence of the African Union


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By Simon Allison

Somalia: Amisom failures show that Godane’s death is no quick fix




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