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Outgoing Reserve Bank Governor Gill Marcus
Outgoing Reserve Bank Governor Gill Marcus
 
South Africa's central bank defended its inflation targeting policy on Thursday, saying it had helped reduce price pressures and contributed to more...
DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane
DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane
 
A call by DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane in the National Assembly on Thursday for a special debate on the president failing to appear to answer a full...
Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore
Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore
 
Thousands of protesters marched on Burkina Faso's presidential palace after burning the parliament building and ransacking state television offices on...
Mossel Bay harbour
Mossel Bay harbour
 
The National Ports Authority (NPA) has taken steps to ensure the Ebola virus disease does not enter South Africa through one of its main harbours, Public...
 
The Constitutional Court ordered the SA Police Service (SAPS) on Thursday to investigate claims of torture against senior Zimbabwean officials. The...
Robert Mugabe and Joice Mujuru
Robert Mugabe and Joice Mujuru
 
Zimbabwe's state media accused Vice-President Joice Mujuru of extortion and abuse of office on Thursday in what observers say is a stepped-up campaign to...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The UN is increasingly relying on private military and security companies (PMSCs) for its peacekeeping and political missions as well as its...

 

Developing countries in East Asia Pacific will see slightly slower economic growth this year, but the pace of growth in the region, excluding China,...

 

"In whose name? – A critical view on the Responsibility to Protect” by Lou Pingeot and Wolfgang Obenland...

 
 
Climate Change and Environment
 

While not all disasters can be avoided, effective planning and preparedness can help mitigate their...

 

This Human Rights Watch report is based on interviews with more than 46 witnesses and victims of Boko Haram abductions...

 

Access to antenatal care early in pregnancy is vital to protect the health and lives of women and girls. In South Africa, however, even though such care...

 
 
 
 
 
 
The South African Civil Society Information Serivce
 
Synthetic food has long been the subject of speculative fiction, from Charlie Chaplin’s “The Great Dictator” where poor quality artificial food spawned...
 
Istitute for Security Studies
 
It does not seem to have fully registered, at least outside Botswana, that President Ian Khama’s ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), which has been in...
 
Developments in NUMSA attract a great deal of public attention in the media, in political commentary and amongst political and union figures.  The reasons...
 
South African Institute of International Affairs
 
Sociologist Robert K Merton’s ‘Law of Unintended Consequences’ is the observable phenomenon of purposeful actions having unexpected results, most often...
 
Institute for Security Studies
 
Three years after the toppling of Muammar Gaddafi’s regime, Libya is far from the democratic state many had envisioned and hoped for. Instead the country...
 
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) languishes near the bottom of the United Nations’ (UN's) Human Development Index, fluctuating between last and second...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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