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2019
Taylor & Francis Group

South Africa has been an important site for southern hemisphere astronomy since La Caille's observations in the 1750s. A new phase of international significance now dawns as the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) is being assembled in the Karoo. This huge project forms part of an international consortium and it promises to give South Africa a leading edge in radio astron...

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Journal article
2019
Taylor & Francis Group

South Africa has been an important site for southern hemisphere astronomy since La Caille's observations in the 1750s. A new phase of international significance now dawns as the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) is being assembled in the Karoo. This huge project forms part of an international consortium and it promises to give South Africa a leading edge in radio astron...

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2015
Taylor & Francis Group

Since the end of the Angolan conflict in 2002, the ruling Movemento Popular de Libertação de Angola (MPLA) party has been promoting a 'master narrative' of 'peace and reconstruction', through which the Angolan conflict is re-signified as a merely technical issue, and the question of 'national reconciliation' is limited to the reconstruction of infrastructures. Conv...

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Taylor & Francis Group

The election of Jacob Zuma as ANC president at the organisation's fifty-second national conference in Polokwane in 2007 has been described, by sections of the media especially, as a triumph of ordinary members over a leadership that had grown distant, aloof and arrogant under Thabo Mbeki. It has been said that branch members, who made up ninety per cent of the dele...

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Taylor & Francis Group

The election of Jacob Zuma as ANC president at the organisation's fifty-second national conference in Polokwane in 2007 has been described, by sections of the media especially, as a triumph of ordinary members over a leadership that had grown distant, aloof and arrogant under Thabo Mbeki. It has been said that branch members, who made up ninety per cent of the dele...

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Taylor & Francis Group

In 2008 unemployment in Zimbabwe went up over 90 per cent, and the country was hit with rampant inflation, food insecurity, political violence, a cholera epidemic and a near collapse of the education and health systems. The crisis hit its peak in that year after failed elections. These conditions in Zimbabwe have forced nearly one quarter of the population into a d...

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