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ELECTIONS
 
Tunisians voted on Sunday to pick their first directly elected president, with the two major parties expecting a run-off as the final step in the North...
Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe
Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe
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successor
 
Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe has changed the constitution of his ruling ZANU-PF party to allow him to directly appoint his deputies, giving the...
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AMBUSH
 
The Somali Islamist militant group al Shabaab said it had staged an attack in Kenya on Saturday in which gunmen ordered non-Muslims off a bus and shot 28...
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EBOLA OUTBREAK
 
International efforts to fight Ebola are helping to slow the rate of new infections in some areas but increased infections in others and fears of further...
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POLITICS
 
Burkina Faso authorities issued a decree on Sunday announcing an interim government, with President Michel Kafando and prime minister Lieutenant Colonel...
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EBOLA OUTBREAK
 
Mali has recorded a new case of Ebola in the capital Bamako after the friend of a nurse who died of the haemorrhagic fever earlier this month tested positive...
 
 
 
 
Professor Raymond Suttner
Professor Raymond Suttner
Professor Raymond Suttner
Professor Raymond Suttner
Connie Manse Ngcaba
Connie Manse Ngcaba
 
 
AUTHOR INTERVIEW
Political analyst Aubrey Matshiqi
Political analyst Aubrey Matshiqi
Professor Raymond Suttner
Professor Raymond Suttner
 
 
RAYMOND SUTTNER
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

South Africa Connect. South Africa's Broadband Policy was published in December 2013, ushering in 2014 with great promise. The policy, among...

 

The 57-page Human Rights Watch report details how uniformed police, often wearing masks, dragged...

 

An estimated 35.8-million men, women and children around the world are today trapped in modern slavery, 20.13% more than previously estimated, whether...

 

Business of Parliament – November 17,...

 

The African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) is intended to assist member states to identify and eradicate governance problems. The review of Zambia found...

 

The manufacturing sector needs to move into a more proactive strategic approach to meet key challenges such as demographic shifts in the consumer...

 
 
 
 
 
 
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
 
As President Jacob Zuma, like the Cheshire cat, vanishes steadily from public view, leaving behind (so far) only his trademark grin, his deputy is filling...
 
REAL ECONOMY: ELECTRICITY
 
Given the prevailing uncertainty about Eskom's ability to keep the lights, it came as something of a relief to hear that the bidding process for the long...
 
The South African Civil Society Information Service
 
Why is an idea, which featured in Marxist debates decades ago now thrown about by all sides in mainstream public debates? Why is it used by both sides in the...
Professor Raymond Suttner
Professor Raymond Suttner
 
Below the surface of the Nkandla scandal currently paralysing parliament is the fact that the monies misused were intended to meet basic needs of...
 
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
 
Worldwide, the value of organised environmental crime is estimated to be between US$70 and US$213 billion annually. Global development assistance, by...
 
The South African Civil Society Information Service
 
The country’s largest trade union federation, the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu), has expelled the National Union of Metalworkers’ of South...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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