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Liberia’s UN-led Transition Not Over Yet

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      8th July 2010 In May this year Margaret Loj, the UN Secretary General's Special Representative to Liberia heralded the training of 47 new officers of Liberia's... 

Justice for export: Africa and the International Criminal Court (July 2010) 

By: In On Africa IOA     7th July 2010 In this article from Consultancy Africa Intelligence, it is argued that the efficacy of the International Criminal Court is unsatisfactory and that... 

Gulf Oil Spill Good for Africa 

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      7th July 2010 Tragic as it is, the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is good news for Africa - increasingly the new frontier for oil and gas exploration worldwide.... 

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Are South Africa’s Parastatals Accountable Enough? 

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      5th July 2010 The South African government is increasingly anxious about the state of its public entities. The past few years, South African parastatals have... 

Big shift in trade relations taking shape across Africa

By: Terence Creamer     2nd July 2010 Africa’s total merchandise trade with non-African developing countries surged from $34-billion in 1995 to a material $283-billion in 2008, making... 

Warren Buffett’s reflections on the market economy 

By: Seeraj Mohamed     2nd July 2010 The immensely popular head of Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffet, who is one of the richest people in the world, has pledged to give away 99% of his... 

South Africa 2010: Field of dreams? 

By: Brandon Hamber     2nd July 2010 By the time this article is published, the fate of Bafana Bafana in the 2010 World Cup will be known. South Africa will either be destined for the... 

The Rise of the FIFA Man

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      1st July 2010 In a 2008 ISS monograph on Africa in 2025 (Africa in the New World – how global developments will impact by 2025, no 151), I wrote how corporate... 

The DRC at 50 - Confronting the challenges of peace and territorial consolidation

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      1st July 2010 The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) celebrates 50 years of independence from colonial rule today. At fifty, the country is torn between... 

African Civil Society Shines at the Review Conference of the International Criminal Court (ICC)

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      29th June 2010 Civil society has become a key driver behind global efforts to end impunity for grave international crimes. African Civil Society Organisations... 

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