University of KwaZulu-Natal

By IndepthAfrica
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May 25th, 2012
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One of South Africa’s largest tertiary institutions, the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) in Durban, is a site of multiple controversy but a near-disaster on Monday deserves more reflection because it points us in a positive direction: away from allying with the Israeli state and its apartheid poli...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 13th, 2012
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The bad publicity generated by the dubious dealings of two of President Jacob Zuma’s children and other relatives is unlikely to have a bearing on the president’s fortunes at the ANC’s elective conference in Mangaung. But it has been described as a PR disaster that could severely compromise public co...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 8th, 2011
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Patrick Bond and Michael Dorsey Africa is being cooked by climate change, and those causing the crisis should compensate the victims. This is probably the only hope for any top-down action at the Durban COP17 this week, with the Green Climate Fund design committee co-chaired by Trevor Manuel now sear...
By benim
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Apr 1st, 2011
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African leaders early Friday delivered a thinly veiled rebuke to Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, after a security summit sharply demanded an end to political violence ahead of expected polls. The security “Troika” of the 15-nation Southern African Development Community (SADC) issued an ...
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Mar 31st, 2011
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Hundreds of skeletons found in a remote mine shaft have brought a macabre thrust to election campaigning in Zimbabwe — but the presence of some corpses still with skin, hair and body fluids has raised doubts over claims white colonial-era troops committed the massacres more than 30 years ago. Patholo...