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 Rather than competing over Somalia’s limited resources, political leaders should focus on growing the overall pie.

Rather than competing over Somalia’s limited resources, political leaders should focus on growing the overall pie.

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      23rd October 2018 The announcement by Somalia’s Federal Member States in September that they’ve suspended cooperation with the Federal Government of Somalia has... 

 The proxy battle for Africa’s Indian Ocean states

The proxy battle for Africa’s Indian Ocean states

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      22nd October 2018 Renowned for sunshine, tourism and beaches, the tiny island nations of Mauritius, Seychelles and Maldives are attracting the attention of foreign... 

 Climate change and poverty in Africa

Climate change and poverty in Africa

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      19th October 2018 Human activity has caused the temperature of the Earth and its atmosphere to rise by about 1°C above pre-industrial levels, triggering fundamental... 

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 Africa’s trade contradictions could cost the continent

Africa’s trade contradictions could cost the continent

By: African News Agency      18th October 2018 The future of Africa will be significantly shaped by two major accords: the post-Cotonou Agreement with the European Union (EU) and the African... 

 South Africans are feeling more and more unsafe

South Africans are feeling more and more unsafe

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      16th October 2018 Crime in South Africa is rising, and understandably, people feel unsafe – in their streets, their parks and their homes. Solutions to crime don’t... 

 The role of women in West Africa’s violent extremist groups

The role of women in West Africa’s violent extremist groups  

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      12th October 2018 Women’s involvement in Boko Haram attacks in the Lake Chad Basin is well known. However their role in the activities of the Group for the Support... 

 With SADC’s poor record of instilling democracy in member states, can it help stabilise Comoros?

With SADC’s poor record of instilling democracy in member states, can it help stabilise Comoros?

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      11th October 2018 The Southern African Development Community (SADC) inherited a world of trouble when it accepted the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as a... 

 Good mental healthcare should be part of peacebuilding

Good mental healthcare should be part of peacebuilding

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      10th October 2018 The negative impact of armed conflict on the mental health of combatants is well documented. But it wasn’t until about two decades ago that... 

 Nene and the complex truth of State capture

Nene and the complex truth of State capture

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      8th October 2018 The Zondo Commission of Inquiry’s slow reveal has gripped South Africans. The 2016 Public Protector’s report on State capture was revelatory but... 

 Time to put meat on the bones of South Africa’s foreign policy

Time to put meat on the bones of South Africa’s foreign policy

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      4th October 2018 Last week was South African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s first real chance to present himself to the international community. Throughout his packed... 

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