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Students erect ‘shantytowns’ at Johns Hopkins University in 1986 to call for divestment from South Africa. JHU Sheridan Libraries/Gado via Getty Images

Calls for divestment from apartheid South Africa gave today’s pro-Palestinian student activists a blueprint to follow

In the 1980s, university administrators called the police on anti-apartheid protesters, threatened to revoke their scholarships and ordered staff to demolish encampments.
Ivory was trafficked using hearses during the pandemic. Jeff Hutchens/ Getty Images

Wildlife traffickers carried on their illegal trade during COVID lockdown – what legal traders can learn from their resilience

The COVID-19 pandemic did not deter wildlife traffickers from going about their illegal business. Their methods may offer lessons about resilience in crisis scenarios such as climate emergencies.
A natural birth involves three important steps: the spontaneous onset of labour, the process of labour itself, and vaginal passage. Getty Images

Caesarean births: South Africa’s rates are too high – they can be dangerous for mothers and babies

Caesarean section births are often thought to be safer. In fact they disrupt the natural bond between mother and baby and can interrupt brain development.
Young jobless South African graduates protest outside the Union Buildings, the seat of government, in Pretoria. Frennie Shivambu/Gallo Images via Getty Images

Persisting inequality has made many young South Africans question the choices made by Nelson Mandela – podcast

The third and final part of our series What happened to Nelson Mandela’s South Africa on The Conversation Weekly podcast. Featuring interviews with Sithembile Mbete and Richard Calland.

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