UCT moved from 121st to 103rd position in the 2021 US News & World Report Best Global Universities rankings, tied with Radboud University Nijmegen in the Netherlands, and was ranked in the top 100 for six subjects, including an outstanding top 10 ranking for infectious diseases.
A safe, effective COVID-19 vaccine is expected to be developed in record time and may be approved for production, distribution and acceptance some time in 2021.
A failure to link current and past electoral problems is leading the country down a democratic dead end.
Young Nigerians are protesting bad governance and police brutality. Where is the music to assist them?
The COVID-19 pandemic has directly affected more than 700 000 South Africans, and each patient experienced the virus differently – many paid the ultimate price. While the infection rate in the country has slowed down, pressing questions remain: How long does immunity last? What accounts for the differences in the disease’s severity?
With 70 percent of its people under 30 years, Nigeria needs to harness the strength in its youthful population.
His COVID-19 response has thrown the negative aspects of his presidency into sharp relief.
He’s a brooding, taciturn figure, who has dominated Eritrean politics since the 1970s, and there are few signs of an effective challenge to his rule.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has unveiled the OR Tambo commemorative statue to honour the late struggle stalwart Oliver Reginald Tambo.