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Police Fetishism, Inequality and a Culture of Violence

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      1st October 2009 On the 14th of September, members of the South African Police Services (SAPS) killed six alleged would-be cash heist robbers in a shootout in... 

Informed citizens are empowered to participate

By: Idasa, an African Democracy Institute      1st October 2009 Last year, information came to light that the Kenyan parliament, one of the few in Africa that has complete control over its own budget, paid its... 

Job losses, financial 
distress and poor policies

By: Seeraj Mohamed     25th September 2009 South Africa has suffered huge job losses since the beginning of 2008. Many of these job losses may be due to the global financial crisis. 

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US War on Terror: Failing Somalia and its Best Chance for Peace

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      23rd September 2009 Three days after the eighth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the US launched an airstrike in Somalia that killed a wanted Al-Qaeda... 

Considering the framework for policy and delivery in SA - the NPC and more

By: Idasa, an African Democracy Institute      23rd September 2009 Since President Jacob Zuma announced a restructured Cabinet shortly after the April election, the future functions of government have remained... 

Climate Change Crisis: Confronting Development Aspirations

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      23rd September 2009 In the past week, the South African government made statements pledging its commitment to a fair deal being signed at the UN climate talks in... 

How Sustainable is Sustainable Development in Africa? 

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      22nd September 2009 The concept of sustainable development is intuitively noble. Is it above reproach? Where the rubber hits the road, and hunger, poverty, or... 

Reflections on Green Paper on national strategic planning 

By: Harald Winkler     18th September 2009 National strategic planning holds huge promise. It could unite many parts of South Africa in moving towards a common national vision of... 

Do the EU and South Africa Speak the Same Language of Peace and Security in Africa?

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      16th September 2009 Promoting peace and security in Africa is one of the goals of the EU-South Africa strategic partnership. Ongoing conflict in Darfur, Sudan and the... 

Why stake the credibility of Transnet on someone with disciplinary charges? 

By: Idasa, an African Democracy Institute      16th September 2009 There is an ugly spat brewing at Transnet. It's one which is not unlike some of the others taking place in various institutions across the country... 

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