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Sudan all About Natural Resources Conflicts

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      24th March 2011 The South Sudan Referendum Commission made the final results of the referendum public in Khartoum on February 7, 2011. It reported that more than 2... 

Civil war versus socio-economic political protests: Libya’s zero-sum game

By: In On Africa IOA     23rd March 2011 Since January 2011, civilian uprisings have spread like wildfire in the Arab World, culminating in the fall of authoritarian regimes and its... 

Conventional Arms Control and the West

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      23rd March 2011 Despite the challenges of balancing outreach on human rights, good governance and democracy with the pedalling of arms; the arms trade has been a... 

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The Rape Ordeal in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)  

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      22nd March 2011 Describing the conflict in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Margot Wallstrom, the UN Secretary General’s Special Representative on... 

India - SACU Preferential Trade Agreement: Who will be the true beneficiaries?

By: In On Africa IOA     22nd March 2011 In January 2011, Indian Minister of Commerce and Industry Anand Sharma announced that the long-discussed Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) between... 

What Prospects for a Renaissance of Economic Liberalism?

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      18th March 2011 The global economic crisis marked the end of a thirty-year chapter of economic liberalism, and opened a new one of Big Government. Twenty-first... 

What Role for Civil Society in the UN Anti-corruption Efforts?

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      18th March 2011 In addressing corruption globally and domestically the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) is a promising anti-corruption tool.... 

Reflections on this year’s local government elections

By: Aubrey Matshiqi     18th March 2011 If the turnout at the Rustenburg launch of the African National Congress (ANC) local government election manifesto at the end of February is... 

Bank’s new strategy reflects growing Africa optimism

By: Terence Creamer     18th March 2011 The optimistic tone of the World Bank’s new Africa strategy, which was released earlier this month, is hard to miss, or to ignore. The 43-page... 

All Roads Lead Back to Juba

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      17th March 2011 With democratic uprisings spreading from Tunis to Cairo to Tripoli, the world`s attention is fixed on the events in North Africa and rightly so.... 

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