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The reduction of environmental pollution has offered countries the opportunity to start from a position of reduced pollution. Photo by Wikus de Wet/AFP via Getty Images

South Africa could achieve economic recovery, and lower emissions. Here’s how

Investment in green technologies in sectors which cause significant environmental pollution can create a double dividend.
A crowd witnesses Uhuru Kenyatta’s swearing-in as Kenya’s president after his re-election in 2017. Andrew Wasike/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

Money, influence and heroism: the allure of political power in Kenya

Politics is turning into a playground for the country’s elite in the absence of other avenues through which to rise to fame – and fortune.
Single mothers are more likely than single fathers to have their debts discharged in court. Heide Benser/Getty Images

Your chances of getting rid of student loan debt depend on who you are

When researchers examined the outcomes for cases to discharge student loan debt, they found that judges are often biased against people based on their gender and other factors.
House painter Emanuel Chisiya and other jobseekers wait for casual jobs work offers on the side of a road in Cape Town. EPA-EFE/Nic Bothma

Why formal employment is not a guaranteed path to social equality

Many formal sector jobs are increasingly precarious and poorly paid, meaning that formal work is not an avenue to greater social equality for many people.

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