Densas agregaciones de Pyura praeputilalis en la Bahía de Antofagasta, Chile. La barra coloreada en secciones blancas y rojas (10 centímetros cada) fue posicionada como escala.
El piure alcanza la biomasa más alta jamás registrada en un animal intermareal y monopoliza todo el espacio disponible donde vive. La barra bicolor indica intervalos de 10 centímetros.
South African trade union members take mass strike action against corruption in October 2020.
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South Africa isn’t doing enough to tackle corruption. Key regulatory and oversight agencies are underfunded. And accountability is weak.
Informal head porter workers Percent Boatemaq (left) and Lusaka Fuseina (right) carrying goods on their heads at Agbogbloshie market in Accra, Ghana.
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Influential international actors like the World Bank and the IMF should focus on expanding social protection rather than focusing on eliminating the informal economy.
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Attirées par la remontée des eaux froides de l’océan indien, les sardines de l’Afrique du Sud restent piégées dans ces mêmes eaux une fois qu’elles redeviennent chaudes.
Not all unplanned pregnancies are unwanted.
Instead of asking, ‘How can teenage pregnancies be prevented?’, the following question should be posed: ‘How can reproductive injustices in relation to young women be reduced?
Internationalisation enhances the quality of higher education and the graduates’ capabilities.
Contributing to global knowledge, from the lens of local experience, can lead to solutions to universal problems such as inequality and climate change.
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Sardines from the cold waters off South Africa’s Atlantic coast are attracted to cold water upwelling in the Indian Ocean. When the upwelling ends, they are trapped in water that is too warm for them.
Emergency remote learning shouldn’t be confused with carefully crafted online curricula.
While the pandemic undoubtedly sped up the uptake of educational technology in higher education, it doesn’t point to an entirely online future.
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Most of the million gardners employed in South Africa earn less than the minimum wage.
Nigerian writter Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in a 2019 interview.
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The public politics of African writers has been in the spotlight again due to the bitter disagreement between Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Akwaeke Emezi over transgender issues.
There’s no perfect teaching approach guaranteed to prepare student teachers to teach subjects in English in a multilingual environment. But there are things universities can do to prepare them.
Understanding how different bodies of water connect across South Africa may drive improved conservation and awareness.
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A greater understanding of interconnectedness created by river maps could influence people to become more engaged with conserving river systems.
Nelson Mandela, first president of a democratic South Africa, wanted human rights to guide the country’s foreign policy.
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South Africa frequently invokes its celebrated constitution that is based on human rights, but has often failed to live up to its ideals.
In South Africa, there are more streets named after non-native plant species than native plant species.
There’s ample evidence that colonial imprints and mindsets in many cities and towns around the world today still dominate the availability of green spaces and how they’re managed.
A reconstruction of the Priscomyzon family.
Since the 19th century, biologists have treated the larvae of lampreys as a relic of evolutionary ancestry that could potentially give clues about vertebrate origins. Now fossils overturn that view.
Zenzo Msomi as Sipho (front) and Ngcebo Cele as Andile in Ulwembu.
With the community, the group of theatre-makers and academics created a play that could also serve as a policy brief on what’s missing from the battle to reduce drug use in Durban.
Femi Kuti performing in Mexico City in 2019.
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The truth remains that no artist through Nigeria’s postcolonial years has contributed close to what Fela did – and continues to do - for human rights and social justice.
Grasslands can store carbon reliably under increasingly hot and dry climates.
Large areas targeted for forest restoration in Africa are covered by savanna and grassland, which provide important ecosystem services that would be lost should they be converted to forests.
Nigerian pop star D'banj performing on stage in London.
When pop star D'banj signed up to help get Goodluck Jonathan elected president, fans turned on him. But a hit song turned things around.
Bosasa’s former chief operations officer Angelo Agrizzi is co-accused in a case of corruption relating to government tenders.
The draft public procurement bill makes room for confidentiality without defining it and limiting its use to narrow circumstances. This leaves the door wide open to abuse.