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Lessons on Natural Resources Conflict Management from the International Conference on the Great Lake

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      12th October 2010 What do the peace processes and various agreements on geo-political issues in Africa have in common? Almost all of them are about political power... 

Reverse Rural-urban Migrations: An Indication of Emerging Patterns in Africa?

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      11th October 2010 In recent years, analysts have pointed out that rural-urban migration, and urbanization in general, will be a key source of conflicts on the... 

The Immigration Amendment Bill 2010

By: Chris Watters     11th October 2010 The Department recently presented its latest Amendment to the Immigration Act against the background of the Zimbabwean amnesty which media reports... 

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The legacy of colonialism in Africa: Fifty years and counting

By: In On Africa IOA     8th October 2010 The year 1960 symbolised hope, prospect and freedom for seventeen states in Africa. For African states, independence signified the opportunity to... 

Re-thinking forceful civilian disarmament in the Horn of Africa

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      8th October 2010 The approach used in combating cattle rustling and the related illicit proliferation of small arms and light weapons in the borderlands of the Horn... 

Generation plan in itself inadequate to galvanise power investments

By: Terence Creamer     8th October 2010 Much attention is being given to the second version of the integrated resources plan, or IRP 2010, which government still insists will be... 

Crisis in Greece provides important lessons 

By: Seeraj Mohamed     8th October 2010 The there are many internal problems in Greece that contributed to the country’s relatively high level of debt, which led the sovereign debt crisis.  

Drug-Related Crime in Cape Town  

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      7th October 2010 The release of South Africa's crime statistics in September 2010 has, once again, drawn attention to the country's drug-related crime problem. The... 

The Use of Mercenaries Still a Grave Concern to All States

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      6th October 2010 During its fifteenth session, held between 13 September and 1 October 2010, the United Nations Human Rights Council adopted resolution... 

Towards universal primary education: Africa’s progress in meeting the 2nd Millennium Development Goal

By: In On Africa IOA     6th October 2010 The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were formulated at the United Nations (UN) Leaders Summit in 2000.(2) The MDGs are eight internationally... 

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