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 The dark art of the coup

The dark art of the coup

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      24th November 2017 It was the most remarkably eventful week in Zimbabwean politics since independence in 1980. It started with the military seizing control on Tuesday... 

 The African Union’s chequered history with military coups

The African Union’s chequered history with military coups

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      23rd November 2017 In the aftermath of the intervention by the military in Zimbabwe that led to the resignation of President Robert Mugabe, there was a strong call... 

 Nine years in an al-Shabaab camp: one woman’s story

Nine years in an al-Shabaab camp: one woman’s story

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      21st November 2017 Her arms lie outstretched on the table before her. The next moment, she has withdrawn them, folding them in towards her body. Her eyes focus.... 

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 Good coup, bad coup?

Good coup, bad coup?

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      17th November 2017 Uncertainty, intrigue and fake news have characterised recent days and events in Zimbabwe. Following the confirmation of a bloodless military coup... 

 Mali’s electoral cycle fraught with obstacles and instability

Mali’s electoral cycle fraught with obstacles and instability

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      15th November 2017 Mali is entering an electoral cycle comprising local and regional elections on 17 December and presidential and legislative elections in 2018. The... 

 Can new leaders fix Zimbabwe’s Potemkin economy?

Can new leaders fix Zimbabwe’s Potemkin economy?

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      15th November 2017 When President Robert Mugabe and his Zimbabwe African National Union – Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) party swept to victory in 2013, the resigned... 

 No paradise for DRC citizens being cheated of profits

No paradise for DRC citizens being cheated of profits

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      13th November 2017 The latest revelations around tax evasion, dubbed the ‘Paradise Papers’, are certainly embarrassing for powerful individuals like Britain’s Queen... 

 China tests its military muscle in Africa

China tests its military muscle in Africa

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      9th November 2017 Is the hugely successful film Wolf Warrior 2 a metaphor for China’s growing presence in Africa – and perhaps beyond? It’s an action thriller... 

 What do we know about murder in South Africa?

What do we know about murder in South Africa?

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      8th November 2017 The most recent crime statistics released by the South African Police Service (SAPS) revealed that 19 016 murders were recorded in the 2016/17... 

 What Trump’s stance on Africa means for continental security efforts

What Trump’s stance on Africa means for continental security efforts

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      7th November 2017 When Donald Trump was elected president of the United States (US) in January, many wondered what his administration’s policy towards Africa would... 

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