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Race to the bottom? 

By: Terence Creamer     11th March 2011 “My friendships, my love, my education, my thinking and every other facet of my life have been carved and shaped within the context of separate... 

Why Apartheid Planning Continues to Undermine Efforts at Crime Reduction

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      10th March 2011 There are no shortage of theories, hypotheses and even unfounded beliefs about what drives crime and what is the best approach to solving the... 

Manuel's choice 

By: Denis Worrall     10th March 2011 President Zuma, who spent last week on a state visit to France, returned at the week-end to face some very serious problems – in fact problems that... 

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Weathering the 'Haboob', Sudan’s potential conflict zones in 2011

By: In On Africa IOA     10th March 2011 February 2011 has been a rather significant month in terms of Sudan’s evolution. This year, hopes for lasting peace in Sudan are firmly back on the... 

Africa’s nuclear Renaissance, Part II

By: In On Africa IOA     9th March 2011 The availability and sustainability of reliable access to energy sources are vital to every aspect of human development and human security. As all... 

Africa’s nuclear Renaissance, Part I

By: In On Africa IOA     9th March 2011 In any country, all aspects of human development and human security relate to, and depend on, the availability and sustainability of reliable... 

ICT’s as a tool for democratisation: Why invade? Just 'poke!' The North African revolutions

By: In On Africa IOA     8th March 2011 January 2011: Tunisian President Zine-el-Abidine Ben Ali steps down as President following weeks of protests; February 2011: Egypt’s President... 

Days of rage: The fall of an Egyptian ‘dictator’

By: In On Africa IOA     7th March 2011 Thus far in 2011, the continent of Africa has been marked by demonstrations that have ultimately led to the fall of autocratic regimes. Africans... 

The Conditions of Awaiting Trial ‘Prisoners’ Look Set to Improve in South Africa

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      7th March 2011 The poor condition of South African prisons felt the glare of international spotlight recently. This happened on the 8th of February when the... 

Abduction in eastern Nigeria: A new way of undermining women’s rights

By: In On Africa IOA     4th March 2011 Recent developments in southern Nigeria prompted late president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Umaru Musa Yar’ Adua, to initiate an amnesty... 

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