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28 March 2017
                       
 
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28 Mar 2017
 
 
Number of Kenyans going hungry doubles to 3 million
DROUGHT
The number of Kenyans needing emergency food aid has doubled in the past three months to three-million, the Red Cross said on Tuesday, as the impact of a devastating drought worsens. Kenya is one...
Updated 5 hours ago
 
 
Numsa endorses anti-xenophobia march in Johannesburg, slams Mayor Mashaba
POLITICS
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) on Tuesday endorsed a march by the United Front against xenophobia in a bid to quell the recent upsurge of violent attacks on foreign...
 
 
23 Mar 2017
 
Africa can’t get counter-terrorism wrong again
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
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 the aftermath of a wave of violence from Islamist...
 
 
22 Mar 2017
 
Africa offers a point of cooperation for Xi and Trump
THE CONVERSATION
Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump will meet for the first time at Trump’s opulent Mar-a-Lago golf resort in Florida in early April. There’s no indication yet that they will...
 
 
SA’s ruling party on dealing with a divided continent
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
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 tear apart the continent. And South Africa –...
 
 
17 Mar 2017
 
 
 
Empathise, dammit! [[[or damn it!]]]
INSTITUTE OF RACE RELATIONS
Much has been written about the incomprehension of the liberal-left over their countrymen's support of Donald Trump. They have been accused of being smug and knowing. The championing of identity...
 
 
More connected, but more disconnected
REAL ECONOMY: TECHNOLOGY & SOCIETY
Few would deny that national and global affairs are more unsettled than they have been for years. Typically, people point to the Brexit vote, or the shock election of President Donald Trump as the...
 
 
09 Mar 2017
 
 
 
African leaders lament Trump govt's plan to reduce foreign aid
POLITICS
Members of the Pan African parliament have reportedly decried the USs' plan to implement major reductions in foreign aid. According to South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), president of...
 
 
07 Mar 2017
 
 
 
Daily Podcast - March 07, 2017
Podcast
Making headlines: Parliament to consider final SABC inquiry report Trump signs new Muslim travel ban excluding Iraq And, Dlamini to face Scopa over grants crisis
 
 
Trump signs new Muslim travel ban excluding Iraq
TRAVEL BAN
US President Donald Trump has signed a revised travel ban that will temporarily halt entry to the US for people from six Muslim-majority nations. Under the order announced on Monday, a 90-day ban...
 
 
06 Mar 2017
 
Nigeria seeks US immigration clarity, advises against non-urgent travel
TRAVEL
Nigeria has advised its citizens against any non-urgent travel to the US until Washington clarifies its immigration policy, after several incidents in which people with valid visas were denied...
 
 
28 Feb 2017
 
Trump keeps Africa guessing
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
Like most parts of the world, Africa is still waiting, anxiously, for United States (US) President Donald Trump to articulate his policy for the continent. More than a month after his inauguration,...
 
 
It's 'stupid' for Zimbabweans to look for jobs in US – Mugabe
POLITICS
President Robert Mugabe, 93, has reportedly poked fun at "stupid" Zimbabweans who continued to leave the country for "greener pastures" in the US, only to come back home "empty handed" and...
 
 
27 Feb 2017
 
The AU’s new institutional reforms: implications for its relations with China
SAIIA
Today’s global political landscape is characterised by a number of disruptions to the status quo. A challenge to democracy revealed itself in the form of populism, as the Brexit vote and Donald...
 
 
23 Feb 2017
 
Analysts acclaim Glencore’s performance as good fundamentals return
DIVERSIFIED MINERS
Commodity market fundamentals are improving against a backdrop of better than expected demand and limited, if any, inventory build through the trough of the cycle, diversified mining and marketing...
 
 
 
                       
 
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