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 AU summit 29: Eradicating more than just Boko Haram

AU summit 29: Eradicating more than just Boko Haram

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      27th June 2017 The 29th African Union (AU) summit that starts this week will no doubt consider the threat of terrorism and how member states, supported by the AU,... 

 Is Southern Africa facing a food security disaster?

Is Southern Africa facing a food security disaster?

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      23rd June 2017 A rapidly growing population in Southern Africa means an increasingly higher food demand. And although domestic food production is expected to rise... 

 Will South Africa be at the 29th AU summit?

Will South Africa be at the 29th AU summit?

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      22nd June 2017 The 29th African Union (AU) summit that takes place in Addis Ababa from 27 June to 4 July is likely to be the first in many years without a South... 

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By: Sane Dhlamini     19th June 2017 Youth protests against inequality – specifically for free or low-cost education – have led to successful changes in government action, particularly... 

 Why has China invested so generously in tiny Djibouti, and why are Western governments worried?

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 Back to the future for ANC foreign policy?

Back to the future for ANC foreign policy?

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      15th June 2017 Later this month South Africa’s ruling party begins its five-yearly policy conference to determine the direction to be taken by the new African... 

 Is a single human rights body in SA’s best interest?

Is a single human rights body in SA’s best interest?

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      14th June 2017 Ten years ago, South Africa’s Parliament formed a committee to review the country’s ‘Chapter 9’ and associated institutions tasked with supporting... 

 Dear Theresa May: a counter-terrorism lesson from Africa

Dear Theresa May: a counter-terrorism lesson from Africa

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      12th June 2017 An open letter cautions that human rights aren’t a barrier to fighting terrorism, but part of the solution. Dear Prime Minister, 

 Is China’s Belt and Road Initiative just a bedtime story?

Is China’s Belt and Road Initiative just a bedtime story?

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      9th June 2017 ‘Once upon a time several routes led from China to central Asia and to Europe. It was called the Silk Road. People put things on camels and crossed... 

 The Lord’s Resistance Army is far from finished

The Lord’s Resistance Army is far from finished

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      7th June 2017 The Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) has abducted over 700 people and displaced hundreds of civilians so far this year. In February alone it carried... 

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