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16 African universities receive £20m UK grant for research

Graphic online, 15 May 2019

The African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA), made up of 16 universities, has received a £20 million grant from the United Kingdom to investigate the big issues facing the world such as climate change and resilience, pollution and environmental degradation and disease and improved health.

South Africa is the world’s most unequal country. 25 years of freedom have failed to bridge the divide

CNN online, 10 May 2019

More than two decades have passed since South Africa overhauled a racist regime designed to keep the country’s black population under the thumb of an elite white minority. But while democracy has delivered freedom for all South Africans, not enough has changed for those living in the country’s vast townships.