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South Africa's police: at times proud, at times shamed by the work they do

South Africa's police: at times proud, at times shamed by the work they do

25th October 2017 Police officers are central to modern states and societies, including South Africa. But contrary to popular belief, the standard model of policing... 

 New links to Indian Ocean Rim can bolster Africa’s blue economy

New links to Indian Ocean Rim can bolster Africa’s blue economy

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      25th October 2017 South Africa became chair of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) until 2019 at the association’s 17th Council of Ministers in Durban last week.... 

 Beyond the numbers: measuring South-South Cooperation

Beyond the numbers: measuring South-South Cooperation

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      25th October 2017 Do concepts and definitions matter when the work is already under way? Delegates grappled with this question at a recent symposium in Buenos Aires,... 

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 Latest stats show police losing the war on violent crime – IRR analyst

Latest stats show police losing the war on violent crime – IRR analyst

24th October 2017 The IRR has warned that crime data released by the Minister of Police today show that the police are losing the war on violent crime in the... 

Returning migrants to The Gambia: the political, social and economic costs

Returning migrants to The Gambia: the political, social and economic costs

24th October 2017 Hardly a day goes by without a discussion on the migrants (including refugees) who have entered Europe in large numbers since 2015. Under the... 

 Challenges ahead for AU in ending CAR conflict

Challenges ahead for AU in ending CAR conflict

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      24th October 2017 An upsurge of violence and organised crime in the Central African Republic (CAR) has dealt a serious blow to the international community’s... 

Looking at the data: Lessons on best African economic policy

Looking at the data: Lessons on best African economic policy

By: In On Africa IOA     23rd October 2017 More than the private sector, governments determine the success or failure of African economies. Government policies that propel economies toward... 

Looking at the data: Lessons on best African social policy

Looking at the data: Lessons on best African social policy

By: In On Africa IOA     23rd October 2017 Poverty and a lack of individual rights has hindered social progress in Africa. However, some of the continent’s 54 countries have shown how to... 

Policing in post-apartheid South Africa: the past in the present

Policing in post-apartheid South Africa: the past in the present

By: Raymond Suttner     23rd October 2017 For most people, the police were the face of apartheid representing force against the majority of the South African population, without whose... 

 Does Africa really want a continental Parliament?

Does Africa really want a continental Parliament?

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      20th October 2017 It’s just one of the many ironies of the African Union (AU) that two of its most important recent instruments – which theoretically increased the... 

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