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Race and Ethnicity in the Shadows of Opposition Politics in South Africa

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      26th August 2010 The announcement by the leader of the Democratic Alliance (DA) and Premier of the Western Cape, Helen Zille and the leader of the Independent... 

Becoming a global economic power: Africa’s people hold the key to success

By: In On Africa IOA     25th August 2010 To date, the African economy has largely been overshadowed by Asia in the East and to a lesser extent, Latin America in the West. However, hidden... 

The African Peer Review Mechanism: Positive Governance Strides in the Right Direction?

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      24th August 2010 On 24 July 2010, Africa's leaders gathered for the 13th meeting of the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) Forum, on the shores of Lake Victoria.... 

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Grassroots engagement and economic empowerment: Combating HIV & AIDS amongst the vulnerable groups in Southern Africa in the new millennium

By: In On Africa IOA     24th August 2010 This CAI discussion paper seeks to highlight intervention strategies that can be socially constructed in southern Africa to militate against the... 

Some Perspectives of Water Security/Insecurity

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      23rd August 2010 Worldwide, just fewer than 900 million people play the water lottery everyday, not knowing whether the water they drink will nourish their bodies... 

Sustenance for servitude: Cultivating resilience amongst rights-based development practitioners

By: In On Africa IOA     20th August 2010 Contemporary development theory has evolved to incorporate a vision of progress that goes beyond an emphasis on economic indicators as a barometer... 

The AU and the ICC Still not the Best of Friends

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      20th August 2010 The recently concluded 15th African Union (AU) summit which took place in Kampala from 25-27 July 2010 made it clear that the International... 

Our expectations of electric cars must be tempered with reality 

By: Saliem Fakir     20th August 2010 Electric cars are often spoken of as if they will turn the tide against the current fleet of petroleum junkies. But we may be far from that nirvana.  

The link between bad driving and poverty 

By: Seeraj Mohamed     20th August 2010 I often find driving in downtown Johannesburg to be a most frustrating experience, not only because of congestion, but also because of the behavior... 

Is South Africa just one big vuvuzela?

By: Brandon Hamber     20th August 2010 There were moments of brilliance on the pitch during the 2010 World Cup, but it was what happened off the pitch that grabbed the most attention.  

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