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Posted in Agriculture Economy General Technology

Why Africa’s women entrepreneurs struggle to grow — and how to help

Albert N. Kimbu, University of Surrey and Michael Z Ngoasong, The Open University #Africa has seen the highest growth among businesses run by women in…

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Posted in Environment General South Africa

Global warming has already raised the risk of more severe droughts in Cape Town

Mark New, University of Cape Town; Friederike Otto, University of Oxford, and Piotr Wolski, University of Cape Town Between 2015 and 2017 South Africa’s South…

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Posted in General Healthcare News Research

If someone hurt you this year, forgiving them may improve your health (as long as you’re safe, too)

Alfred Allan, Edith Cowan University and Maria Allan, Edith Cowan University During the end-of-year holidays families often come together to exchange gifts and, sometimes, to…

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Posted in General

What Netflix’s involvement in Nigeria’s massive film industry really means

Alessandro Jedlowski, Université Libre de Bruxelles Global streaming service #Netflix set its eyes a few years ago on Nigeria’s film industry, better known as #Nollywood….

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Posted in General

Happy New Year #2019

#HappyNewYear #2019 We wish you a very Happy and Prosperous new year. May #2019 brings with it happiness, prosperity and health with it. Keep following…

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Posted in General

A Very Merry #Christmas

We wish our followers and readers a very merry Christmas.

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Posted in Education General

How to make reading fun — and part of life beyond the #school room

Peter Rule, Stellenbosch University and Zelda Barends, Stellenbosch University The love of reading is one of the greatest gifts an adult can give to a…

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Posted in General Healthcare News South Africa

People in #Africa live longer. But their health is poor in those extra years

Charles Shey Wiysonge, South African Medical Research Council People are now living longer in sub-Saharan #Africa than they did two decades ago. This is an…

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Posted in General Politics South Africa

#Trump #Africa strategy should have cast #China as a regional partner, not a global adversary

John J Stremlau, University of the Witwatersrand US President Donald Trump has finally approved a “New Africa Strategy”. His national security adviser, John Bolton, described…

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Posted in General Healthcare News Hospital Care

Worsening #Ebola crisis leaves #UN Security Council with few options

Mark Eccleston-Turner, Keele University The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is quickly becoming an international concern. With 489 people diagnosed…

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