The climate crisis is leading to increased extreme weather. South Africa is preparing, after last week's storm, for floods to continue to occur in parts of the country. Photo: Theresa Carpenter. Source: Flickr.
Of: Fanny Andersson
South Africa's increased rainfall has led to major floods and the death toll is rising every day. The President of South Africa believes that the country can expect more such storms as a result of the climate crisis.
April 21, 2022, Notis
Desmond Tutu was one of South Africa's foremost freedom fighters in the fight against Apartheid. He died in December 2021, aged 90 years. Photo: Cymru dros Heddwch. Source: Flickr.
Of: Linnea Ljungar
It was in the 1980s that Desmond Tutu played an important role in drawing national and international attention to the apartheid system in South Africa. But even today, South Africa is a country with a large gap between rich and poor, largely due to the legacy of colonialism and the apartheid system.
March 2, 2022, Analysis
The low susceptibility of the South African virus variant to vaccines creates problems in southern Africa. Photo: Global Panorama, flickr
Of: Jonna Erdos
Escalating spread of a mutated, more infectious variant of the coronavirus increases the need for rapid and effective vaccine distribution in southern Africa. This at the same time as uncertainty surrounding the effectiveness of Astra Zeneca's vaccine against the mutated virus version is testing healthcare and coordination projects.
April 1, 2021, News
Of: Tom Alberts
Sten Rylander's many years of unique experience as an ambassador in African countries do not come to fruition in the book "Africa is turning - A continent in change". That is the opinion of Tom Alberts, an economist, who highlights some parts of the book here.
April 23, 2014, Debate
Of: Peter Winai
Bad, populist posts like Elisebeth Höglund's steal attention from important issues that are not usually debated. That is the opinion of Peter Winai, researcher and author
October 23, 2013, Debate