Author: Ricky

COVID left South African pupils far behind in maths and language skills

Ursula Hoadley, University of Cape Town Learning to read, write, count and calculate forms the basis for…

The rights of refugees in Africa are under threat: what can be done

In April 2022, 70 refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) were reportedly detained and then…

South Africa’s hunger problem is turning into a major health crisis

One in ten South Africans go hungry every day. As a result malnutrition levels are high. Malnutrition has…

African Champions League at a crossroads after bitter Wydad vs Ahly final

The biggest news from the conclusion of the Caf African Champions League final at the Stade Mohammed V stadium…

Disparities in global empathy: why some refugees are more welcome than others

The world is accustomed to the stereotypical face of the refugee. The well-worn tropes of the Black…

Unvaccinated South Africans told us why they weren’t interested in having COVID jabs

South Africa is currently facing a new wave of infections related to the much higher transmissibility of…

South Africa’s economy has taken some heavy body blows: can it recover?

Johannes Peyavali Sheefeni Sheefeni, University of the Western Cape Economists are growing increasingly concerned about South Africa’s…

What Africa can expect from Senegalese President visit to Putin

The head of the African Union Senegalese President Macky Sall will speak with Russian President Vladimir Putin…

Is it a good idea for EU leaders to block most Russian oil imports to punish Moscow for invading Ukraine?

Definitely I don’t know where this Russia Ukraine war is taking us. In the western media they…

Why Rwandan president Paul Kagame Accepted to receive asylum seekers from UK on his soil?

Can anyone explain to me why Paul Kagame the Rwandan president made a deal with the Britain…