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What will Uganda’s Elections mean for Parliamentary Oil Governance?

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      18th January 2011 In February Ugandans will be going to the polls for presidential and parliamentary elections. It is an interesting time for a changing of the guard... 

How will South Africa Talk Democracy without a Free Press? 

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      17th January 2011 The fate of media self-regulation in South Africa now rests with parliament. At inception, South Africa’s post-apartheid press laws and regulatory... 

Piracy in Southern Africa 

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      17th January 2011 Pirates have reached the Southern African seas. The European Union Naval Force Somalia (EU NAVFOR) documents two confirmed cases of piracy off the... 

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South Africa and the Commonwealth: A historical allegiance or catalyst for change?

By: In On Africa IOA     17th January 2011 The Commonwealth of Nations, commonly referred to as the Commonwealth is defined as “a voluntary association of independent sovereign states... 

South Africa joins Bric

By: Denis Worrall     14th January 2011 International reactions to China and Russia's invitation to South Africa to join the BRIC group of countries (Brazil, Russia, India and China) have... 

Will economic interest take precedence over democracy in SA’s engagement with Africa?

By: Aubrey Matshiqi     14th January 2011 In the aftermath of the global economic crisis, Africa is one of the regions of the world that are experiencing better-than-expected levels of... 

Bric becomes Brics, but will this be good for South Africa? 

By: Keith Campbell     14th January 2011 Late last month, it was announced that South Africa had been invited to join the BRIC grouping of Brazil, Russia, India and China. On December 23,... 

From Cancun to Durban – what’s in store for the next 12 months?

By: Saliem Fakir     14th January 2011 When you land in Cancun, what strike you most starkly are concrete blocks upon concrete blocks that have taken occupation where lush mangroves once... 

2011 – another year of global economic uncertainty

By: Seeraj Mohamed     14th January 2011 The year 2010 sped past at a high speed. We still have not recovered from the global financial and economic crises and the sovereign debt crises... 

The Need for Prioritising the Protection of Civilians from Mass Atrocities in Côte d’Ivoire

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      12th January 2011 Following the second round of the presidential run-off election on 28 November 2010, Côte d’Ivoire has been gripped by a post-election crisis with... 

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