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 Parliament takes hold of party-funding purse strings

Parliament takes hold of party-funding purse strings  

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      2nd August 2017 South Africa has no legislation regulating private donations to political parties. Private individuals and companies can donate as much in secret... 

 Does ‘human trafficking’ need a new definition?

Does ‘human trafficking’ need a new definition?

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      1st August 2017 Combating human trafficking has become one of the biggest global challenges, attracting high-level pledges of support from world leaders,... 

 Without elections, the DRC’s economy will continue to slide

Without elections, the DRC’s economy will continue to slide

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      28th July 2017 Despite their efforts to convince the Congolese population that they have their best interests at heart, the ruling majority and the government of... 

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 Downstream costs of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

Downstream costs of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      26th July 2017 The government of Ethiopia is currently constructing the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). Once complete, the GERD will be the largest... 

 The DRC’s natural resources still awash with blood

The DRC’s natural resources still awash with blood

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      25th July 2017 In the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), mining communities mostly depend on their ability to sell what they mine to make a living. So they... 

 Making Africa’s schools safe for pupils and teachers

Making Africa’s schools safe for pupils and teachers

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      21st July 2017 In the Western Cape a parent stabbed a principal and then later returned to the school to ‘finish him off’, HeraldLIVE reported last month. In... 

 Time for the right top cops in South Africa

Time for the right top cops in South Africa

19th July 2017 The stakes for public safety have never been higher in South Africa. Last year saw 3 119 more murders and 31 000 more armed attacks in the country... 

 With AU reforms, a ‘new African Renaissance’ is possible

With AU reforms, a ‘new African Renaissance’ is possible

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      17th July 2017 Member states of the African Union (AU) all agree that the institution needs to be reformed to make it more efficient. Implementing the reforms is... 

 Reforms are not optional for Guinea-Bissau’s stability

Reforms are not optional for Guinea-Bissau’s stability

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      14th July 2017 When Guinea-Bissau’s President José Mário Vaz sacked Domingos Simões Pereira as prime minister in August 2015, the country hit a political... 

 Is it Raila Odinga’s turn to eat?

Is it Raila Odinga’s turn to eat?

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      13th July 2017 Will it at long last be Raila Odinga’s turn to eat? This is one of the critical questions as Kenya heads into general elections on 8 August. The... 

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