Deepening Democracy through Access to Information

ISS, Institute for Security Studies

Will this election change the DRC?

Updated 33 minutes ago With the announcement this weekend that the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) ruling party had won a substantial majority in the national... 

Somalia shoots itself in the foot

11th January 2019 The decision by the Somali government to expel United Nations (UN) Special Envoy to the country Nicholas Haysom last week speaks volumes about why... 

Going fast or going far?

11th January 2019 A popular African proverb says, ‘If you want to go fast, go alone. But if you want to go far, go together.’ The proverb could describe the dynamics... 


South Sudan: ‘Whose power are they sharing anyway?’

10th January 2019 The signing in September 2018 of a new peace agreement between the government of President Salva Kiir Mayardit, main rebel leader Riek Machar and... 

Why are women still so unsafe?

9th January 2019 Violence against women is an indicator of how prone societies are towards violence. Almost two decades since countries across the world adopted... 

South Africa’s Presidency must drive safety

8th January 2019 South Africa has not had a formal national policy to improve public safety since 2004. This changed in 2016 when cabinet adopted the White Paper on... 

Should Africa back World Trade Organisation reforms?

14th December 2018 There is an air of resignation to failure at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in Geneva. Long-stuck trade negotiations and a recent eruption of a... 

Police murder-suicide reveals South Africa’s dark underbelly

13th December 2018 On 26 November a South African police officer shot and killed his wife and her brother in a Durban divorce court before turning the gun on himself.... 

'Changing mindsets' on AU reform

12th December 2018 Despite the efforts that had gone into the African Union (AU) reforms, ‘The pace at which we’re doing things is not sufficient,’ AU Commission... 

Harnessing Africa’s blue economy

10th December 2018 The significance of the seas and oceans for the sustainable future of economic and human development and security in Africa and beyond is being... 

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