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 South Africa pays the price of state capture

South Africa pays the price of state capture

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      10th April 2017 When former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas made the startling claim that President Jacob Zuma’s associates, the Guptas, had offered him the... 

 Extreme poverty set to rise across Southern Africa

Extreme poverty set to rise across Southern Africa

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      5th April 2017 In Southern Africa, the proportion of people living in extreme poverty (defined as those living on less than US $1.90 per day) is expected to drop... 

 Will Zuma’s attempts to Zanufy South Africa backfire?

Will Zuma’s attempts to Zanufy South Africa backfire?  

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      31st March 2017 ‘The ANC is using the Zanu-PF tactics of remaining in power,’ South Africa’s Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) declared this week. ‘When Zimbabwe’s... 

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 Le Pen and France’s anti-terrorism strategy in Africa

Le Pen and France’s anti-terrorism strategy in Africa

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      29th March 2017 French politicians have a long history of displaying their links with Francophone African leaders to boost their ‘presidential’ standing back home;... 

 Fighting Somali piracy: don’t get the next steps wrong

Fighting Somali piracy: don’t get the next steps wrong

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      27th March 2017 On 13 March, the Aris 13 was hijacked off the coast of Somalia, leading analysts to ask whether the incident heralded a fresh wave of Somali... 

 Africa can’t get counter-terrorism wrong again

Africa can’t get counter-terrorism wrong again

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      23rd March 2017 By any measure, Africa’s fight against terrorism has been a failure. Since it launched the fight in earnest nearly three decades ago in 1992, in... 

 SA’s ruling party on dealing with a divided continent

SA’s ruling party on dealing with a divided continent

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      22nd March 2017 At the January African Union (AU) summit in Addis Ababa, there was a palpable sense of how the re-admission of Morocco and other issues threaten to... 

 Buhari’s mystery illness unsettles the country and the continent

Buhari’s mystery illness unsettles the country and the continent

By: Sane Dhlamini     16th March 2017 You know things are going badly when even your wife criticises the way you are running the country – publicly. Nigeria’s First Lady Aisha Buhari... 

 SA Parliament seeking fresh ways to oversee the executive

SA Parliament seeking fresh ways to oversee the executive

14th March 2017 The recent enquiry from the South African Parliament into the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) exposed the public broadcaster for its... 

 AU to keep building on progress to curb WMD

AU to keep building on progress to curb WMD

By: Sane Dhlamini     14th March 2017 In 2016, the United Nations (UN) 1540 Committee conducted a major exercise with two clear aims: firstly, to take stock of the implementation of UN... 

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