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Building Africa’s Capacity to Prevent the Misuse of Toxic Chemicals

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      27th May 2011 The Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction or Chemical... 

South Africa’s most disturbing problem 

By: Terence Creamer     27th May 2011 South Africa successful municipal elections last week provided yet more evidence that, when this country applies its mind, time and energy to an... 

The local elections: A win for South Africa

By: Denis Worrall     26th May 2011 The local elections last week have been exhaustively analysed by the South African cognoscente; and we don't have much to add to the general... 

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Reflecting on local govt poll raises more questions than answers

By: Idasa, an African Democracy Institute      26th May 2011 The increase in voter turnout, and an increase in DA support are about the only certainties of this controversial election. Whether DA gains were... 

Anton Hammerl – A casualty of Libya’s ‘un-civil’ war

By: In On Africa IOA     25th May 2011 Armed conflicts, whether big or small, create confusion as social life is disrupted by acts of organised violence. Libya’s rapid descent from... 

Classifying ‘Corrective Rape’ as a Hate Crime in South Africa

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      25th May 2011 Recent media reports have shown a rise in attacks against lesbian women in townships across South Africa. These attacks indicate the continued... 

The two sides of the Somali piracy coin: An examination of the rise and perpetuation of piracy in Somalia

By: In On Africa IOA     24th May 2011 Somali pirates have become somewhat of a fixation for Western media, whilst other pressing issues in the country have been largely ignored. As... 

Justice Remains Key to Resolving the Libyan Crisis

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      24th May 2011 On the 26th of February 2011 the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) unanimously passed Resolution 1970 (2011), referring the `situation` in... 

Korea-Africa aid and investment: Fostering an agricultural revolution (Part I) 

By: In On Africa IOA     23rd May 2011 This CAI paper is the first in a two-part series that focuses on the relationship between Africa and South Korea; one which has received... 

The UN Security Council: Is South Africa ready for the prime time?

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      23rd May 2011 It is nearly four months since the rebellion started in Libya and it seems that the intervention sanctioned by the United Nations Security Council... 

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