Mental floss for the discerning
22 July 2014 13:10 (South Africa)
Africa

Egypt: The messy, downward spiral of heavy-handed police and a beleaguered state

  • Khadija Patel
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By Simon Allison

Something is rotten in the state of Swaziland


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By Simon Allison

Libya: A government in name alone


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By Simon Allison

Op-Ed: ICC should drop Kenyatta case – for now


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By Simon Allison

Analysis: New French force rides the winds of change in the Sahel


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By AFRICA CHECK

Africa Check: Are electricity tariffs in Nigeria really the lowest in Africa?




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By Simon Allison

Equatorial Guinea: One man's fight for rights in Africa’s most repressive dictatorship


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By Simon Allison

Ebola: the epidemic that’s ‘out of control’


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By Simon Allison

Mali: Did the French intervention work?


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By Simon Allison

Unease and uncertainty in Zambia over President’s erratic behaviour


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By Simon Allison

AU summit conclusions: Number Ones look out for number one, again


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By Simon Allison

Analysis: Uganda sucked into CAR vortex




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By Simon Allison

Kenya and South Africa’s mutually destructive visa race


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By Rebecca Davis

Homophobic Namibian fighters: What the EFF?


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By Simon Allison

At the new African Court, will power mean impunity?


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By Simon Allison

Meriam Ibrahim: Another victim of Sudan’s disregard for its citizens


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By LIESL LOUW-VAUDRAN

Op-Ed: Should all African Union summits take place in Addis Ababa?


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By Simon Allison

Seven years for journalists doing their job: What do these verdicts tell us about the new Egypt?




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By Simon Allison

Why do terrorists hate the World Cup?


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By Mercedes Sayagues

Maternal mortality in Mozambique: ‘Who wants to give birth here?’


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By Simon Allison

Cementing Africa’s future: The rise and rise of Africa’s richest man


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By Simon Allison

Analysis: Good news for one Al Jazeera journalist, bad news for media in Egypt


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By Simon Allison

Another month, another devastating attack in Kenya: can al-Shabaab be stopped?


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By Richard Poplak

In the Name of the People: A book review




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By Don Pinnock

Hunting desert elephants for meat raises a storm – and denials


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By Rebecca Davis

Queer in Africa: Confronting the crisis


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By Simon Allison

Peacekeeping in South Sudan: Is this the end for China’s non-intervention policy?


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By Simon Allison

Exorcising Bingu’s ghost: Malawi welcomes President Mutharika the Second


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By Simon Allison

Shock and ore: How Guinea took charge of its most valuable resource


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By Simon Allison

Mubarak 2.0: The coronation of yet another Egyptian strongman




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