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 THINK AGAIN: Can Burundi bury the ghosts of its troubled past?

THINK AGAIN: Can Burundi bury the ghosts of its troubled past?

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      18th January 2017 Last week, a mass grave was discovered in a village in central Burundi. Builders, breaking ground for a new school, uncovered the skeletal remains... 

 Elections in 2017: can the AU up its game?

Elections in 2017: can the AU up its game?

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      17th January 2017 The presidential elections that took place in Benin and Ghana in 2016 were thankfully peaceful and transparent. If it hadn’t been for the polls... 

 Can the joint task force against Boko Haram stay the course?

Can the joint task force against Boko Haram stay the course?

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      16th January 2017 Boko Haram’s latest incursions in Cameroon and Nigeria, specifically in the towns of Mora, Madagali and Maiduguri, claimed many victims – both... 

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  Hollande’s swansong in Africa

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By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      13th January 2017 French President François Hollande took a big risk by insisting that the 27th Africa-France summit, which he will co-chair, should be held this... 

 Buying time in the DRC?

Buying time in the DRC?

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      10th January 2017 On 1 January, the Congolese population awoke to the surprising news that political actors in the country had signed a comprehensive political... 

 Peering into a murky crystal ball; where will Africa be in 2030?

Peering into a murky crystal ball; where will Africa be in 2030?

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      9th January 2017 Africa will miss most of the internationally-agreed Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by the target date of 2030. But it might just reach... 

 Pretoria places Machar under 'house arrest'

Pretoria places Machar under 'house arrest'

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      15th December 2016 Is Pretoria advancing the faltering cause of peace in South Sudan by keeping veteran opposition leader Riek Machar under ‘house arrest’ in South... 

 Interviews for Dlamini Zuma’s job skirt the divisive issues

Interviews for Dlamini Zuma’s job skirt the divisive issues

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      14th December 2016 Up until the last moment, many thought it wouldn’t happen – and then it did. The live question-and-answer session – broadcast from Addis Ababa to... 

 THINK AGAIN: In Zimbabwe, can unity trump divide and conquer?

THINK AGAIN: In Zimbabwe, can unity trump divide and conquer?  

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      12th December 2016 A certain amount of volatility has always accompanied President Robert Mugabe’s long rule in Zimbabwe, even – especially – within his inner circle.... 

 Here’s how Donald Trump can deal with migrants and extremists

Here’s how Donald Trump can deal with migrants and extremists

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      9th December 2016 Before 8 November, the international security community was naively preparing for a Hillary Clinton presidency in the United States. Despite the... 

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