An interview with former South African president Thabo Mbeki on 19 June 2022 presented an opportunity for Africans within and outside the intellectual community to raise issues around particular developments in South Africa and the continent following the end of apartheid.
As coal is dying we must be prepared to absorb the transferable infrastructure of this industry and re-tool it for use in the emerging economy.
Any ruling party in South Africa has found it hard to maintain internal coherence and unity over an extended time span amid wide national diversity.
Capital flight from the global South is immense, with widespread adverse effects. A new book proposes measures to curb, even reverse capital flight from Africa. It also offers pragmatic lessons for many developing countries.
Alternatively, there could emerge a leadership that seeks to respect each ambition, and find a happy medium between them, by first addressing the question: what are these cities for, and how will they feed and maintain themselves
How digital capitalism, despite often being framed as potential growth engine, exploits the already marginalized and reproduces inequalities and power-relations between Africans.
South Sudan remains heavily reliant on oil revenues but the extraction of this resource has resulted in major environmental damage and great human suffering.
Different factions of South Africa's ruling elite are implicated in looting and profiting from the state. South Africans should take an attitude of a plague on both their houses.
With this groundbreaking volume, Muthien and Bam have set the tone for the contributions to African indigenous feminist scholarship and creativity still to be developed.
We conclude our investigation by speaking to the people who have been affected by the story. Hearing the opinions of experts in the field, we understand why this story was so important to share. BAT denies any wrongdoing and the UK’s Serious Fraud Office concluded there was insufficient evidence for any prosecutions. But could the British authorities have done more to try to ensure such things couldn’t happen? A Novel production for the Bureau of Investigative Journalism and Auddy.
The investigation continues to explore the FSS and finds evidence that the bribes may have extended beyond South Africa’s borders. As things began to spiral out of control the government became involved and key players took the blame. A Novel production for the Bureau of Investigative Journalism and Auddy.
We come back to the investigation to understand why there is such much to uncover. The link to the local private security firm seems to hold the key. Their surveillance techniques led to more allegations and people being held accountable. A Novel production for the Bureau of Investigative Journalism and Auddy.