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Change or Continuity? South Africa’s 2011 Municipal Elections

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      14th June 2011 At first glance the results of South Africa’s recent municipal elections appear predictable. The incumbent African National Congress (ANC) won an... 

A very positive view of Africa 

By: Denis Worrall     14th June 2011 One is seldom so privileged as to have two business icons in a national economy talk on the same platform at the same function. However, that... 

South Africa’s Proposed Anti-trafficking Bill Needs Fine Tuning

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      13th June 2011 The South African Prevention and Combating in Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Bill was tabled and fast tracked through the Parliamentary process prior... 

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The economics of climate change: Potential impacts on the agricultural industry in sub-Saharan Africa

By: In On Africa IOA     13th June 2011 It is irrefutable that climate change has had, and will continue to have, a negative impact on the agricultural industry of sub-Saharan Africa... 

Post-Election Reflection: Chad’s 2011 Presidential Election

By: In On Africa IOA     10th June 2011 On 25 April 2011, a Presidential election was held in the Republic of Chad. Presidential candidates from the major opposition parties decided to... 

Urgent Solutions Needed in Abyei

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      10th June 2011 The overwhelming vote by South Sudanese in the January referendum for secession marked the beginning of the end of a long walk to freedom by the... 

Smoothing delivery

By: Terence Creamer     10th June 2011 It was interesting to learn that South Africa’s National Treasury has moved ahead with the establishment a ‘Capital Projects Unit’ to evaluate... 

Do green jobs threaten other jobs?

By: Saliem Fakir     10th June 2011 You have probably heard this before: green industries will steal jobs from other sectors. Superficial logic invites superficial conclusions. But... 

Go West, young Ma: A view on Chinese immigrants in Africa

By: In On Africa IOA     9th June 2011 The Chinese media is currently in a tizzy over the phenomenon of upper-middle class residents immigrating to wealthy Western nations - Australia,... 

World Oceans Day: Balancing commercial and environmental needs

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      9th June 2011 June 8th is World Oceans Day, an opportunity to reflect on the condition of the world’s oceans and our broader relationship with the environment.... 

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