Women walk with their donkeys in Ethiopia’s Amhara region.
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The demand for donkey hides to produce ejiao has led to a shortage of donkeys in China and increasingly worldwide.
Tottenham Hotspur play Arsenal in a Premier League match in 2023, kit heavily branded.
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Many feel the money could be better spent developing local sport.
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These vibrant writers embrace the open road and claim spaces that were denied them during apartheid.
Regular physical activity helps to prevent and manage many chronic diseases.
Factors such as having supportive family and friends, safer communities, positive school environments and adequate resources, are often associated with more physical activity.
Artificial Intelligence comes with a litany of ethical risks and dilemmas. Some are universal, but some are unique to particular countries, like South Africa.
Intent to vaccinate cannot be used to predict uptake.
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Curbing vaccine hesitancy is as much a matter of acknowledging its social, historical, and cultural roots as it is of addressing its clinical dimensions.
Open and distance learning were specifically designed to allow anyone, anywhere to access higher education.
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African governments, policy makers and education sectors could learn a great deal from other developing countries.
Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov meets with his South African counterpart Naledi Pandor, in Pretoria. Russia provided valuable support for the ANC during its struggle against apartheid.
The relationship between Pretoria and Moscow was forged in the apartheid era with the then Soviet Union giving support to banned ANC fighters.
Tigers in South Africa are being intensively farmed for commercial trade.
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Tigers exist in South Africa because they’re being intensively farmed for commercial trade in live individuals or their body parts.
Solar powered water heaters on rooftops above shacks in the Alexandra township in Johannesburg, South Africa.
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Installing enough solar panels and battery storage to see a household through a week without sunshine isn’t yet financially possible.
Workers sew garments at a textile factory in Cape Town, South Africa.
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South Africa’s world-leading wage inequality has as much to do with what bosses are doing as it does with how educated or experienced workers are.
A family cooking with firewood in Qunu, the rural village where former South African President Nelson Mandela grew up.
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The essential ingredients in achieving the development goals are partnerships combined with smart thinking about how to deploy 21st century technologies.
Volunteers from Litterbroom Project, Green Corridors and members of a local community in Durban clean up beaches after heavy rains and winds.
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Volunteering can help people gain soft skills, improving their labour market prospects.
Women are severely underrepresented in editorial leadership and in news coverage.
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The news media provide a very particular case study of gender discrimination.
South Africa’s agricultural sector has great potential to reduce poverty and create jobs.
Year after year, challenges have distracted the country from its agricultural expansion goals.
Pregnant schoolgirls weigh up several factors when deciding whether to stay in school throughout and after their pregnancies.
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Under South African law, girls have the right to continue their schooling through and after their pregnancies.
Flamingos feeding in salt marsh on an estuary in South Africa’s Western Cape province.
By adapting and applying existing policies, South Africa can protect and restore its critical ‘blue carbon’ sinks.
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Harmonising tariffs and standards is a big step.
It is useful to recognise why companies either restrict or strengthen their sustainability efforts in response to a crisis.
Farmers in India are among communities around the world hit hard by unscrupulous microlending.
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Market-led microcredit innovations dominated by profit maximisation can harm the very vulnerable.