Policy, Law, Economics and Politics - Deepening Democracy through Access to Information
This privately-owned website is operated and maintained by Creamer Media
We have detected that the browser you are using is no longer supported. As a result, some content may not display correctly.
We suggest that you upgrade to the latest version of any of the following browsers:
         
close notification
21 April 2015
Opinion
 
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
 
 
 
20 Apr 2015
 
 
Nigeria's state elections are just as important as the national vote
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
On 28 March, Nigeria conducted a historic presidential election. Despite a chaotic voter registration process and a fear of violence, the polls went smoothly – the result, when it was announced,...
 
 
17 Apr 2015
 
South African politics beyond Zille
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
On Sunday 12 April, Helen Zille – the leader of South Africa’s main opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA) – announced that she would be stepping down. This shift in the country’s political...
 
 
16 Apr 2015
 
Now the election is over, will Sudanese get back to the real business?
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
The contrast between this week’s elections in Sudan and those in Nigeria a few weeks ago could not have been greater. In Nigeria, the contest was fierce though largely peaceful, with enthusiastic...
 
 
15 Apr 2015
 
Are South Africans soft targets for ISIS recruitment?
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
South Africans were shocked to learn that the Islamic State (ISIS) had allegedly tried to recruit a 15-year-old girl from Cape Town to fight for the terrorist group in Syria. This development adds...
 
 
14 Apr 2015
 
Taking the I out of IEC?
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
Sometimes taking points of principle have unintended and uncomfortable consequences. Recently, we felt some of that as Vuma Mashinini, advisor to South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma, was voted by...
 
 
13 Apr 2015
 
#NigeriaDecides - an election like no other
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
It was always going to be a make-or-break election for Nigeria. Months before the presidential poll finally took place on 28 March, commentators expressed fears of vote rigging, widespread...
 
 
10 Apr 2015
 
Communities key in countering Africa's resource curse
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
The wealth associated with Africa’s natural resources is substantial and, if well managed, is enough to reduce poverty on the continent. Yet despite Africa’s increasing economic growth, its poverty...
 
 
09 Apr 2015
 
Africa should get more out of the G20
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
Zimbabwe’s nonagenarian President Robert Mugabe will represent the African Union (AU) at the next summit of the Group of Twenty (G20) in Antalya, Turkey, on November 15 and 16 this year. That...
 
 
 
Opinion
 
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
 
 
 
 
 
 




 
 
 
 
 
  Topics on this page
 
 
 
Company
 
BBC
Country
 
Currency
 
USD
Industry Term
 
Oil
Person
 
Region
 
Continent
 
City
 
Natural Feature
 
Operating System
 
Facility
 
Technology
 
Organisation
 
Province Or State
 
Product
 
G20
 
 
 
 
 
Online Publishers Association