New Agenda Issue 85

Rachael Nyirongo

Contents

CHINA IN AFRICA

WHAT IS CHINA DOING IN AFRICA?
It’s more complex than it seems – and more interesting

By Martin Nicol

CLIMATE CHANGE IN AFRICA

ADAPT OR DIE:
Small businesses are the gateway to Africa’s climate resilience

By Muhammed Patel and Gaylor Montmasson-Clair

XENOPHOBIA

INTERNATIONAL MIGRANTS AND THE WORLD OF WORK IN SA
Exposing the ‘job stealing’ lies of the xenophobes

By Dale T McKinley

DEBATE

RACIAL CAPITALISM
Understanding South Africa before, during and after apartheid

By Jeff Rudin

NEWS FROM THE CONTINENT

DATELINE AFRICA
Reviewing the first quarter of 2022

IFAA FORUM

RACE, POLITICS AND MOUNTAIN-CLIMBING
The hidden history of mountaineering in Cape Town, from precolonial era to present

By Farieda Khan

FORCED EVICTIONS THAT DID NOT END WITH APARTHEID
A necessary part of urban development projects

By Moira Levy

JUNE 16

WHAT ABOUT OUR YOUTH?
South Africa’s youth and the scourge of unemployment

By Philippe Burger

A MANIFESTO FOR OUR TIME

RE-READING THE COMMUNIST MANIFESTO
What does it mean for us in the 21st century?

By Jeremy Cronin

HEATH AND SAFETY 

HEALTHCARE WORKERS AT RISK
In a society that does not value the work of caring

By Nina Benjamin

MINING IN AFRICA 

ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI
Comparative study of human and environmental rights in three African countries

By Rachael Nyirongo

BOOK REVIEWS

AUTOBIOGRAPHY BILL FREUND: AN HISTORIAN’S PASSAGE TO AFRICA

Review by Showers Mawowa

EXTRACTIVES AND ILLICIT FINANCIAL FLOWS
Toward Climate Financing for a Just Transition

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