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Do we really need jobs & skills – Ostrichism and Home Affairs

By: Chris Watters     9th February 2011 The response of the Department of Home Affairs to the public input to the Immigration Amendment Bill, 2010, may lead some to believe that there are... 

The Immigration Amendment Bill 2010

By: Chris Watters     8th February 2011 The Department recently presented its latest Amendment to the Immigration Act against the background of the Zimbabwean amnesty which media reports... 

Pointing fingers for peace: Can the ICC deter future conflict in Kenya?

By: In On Africa IOA     7th February 2011 Between December 2007 and February 2008, in the aftermath of a disputed presidential election, tensions in Kenya erupted into a civil conflict that... 

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Will Tunisia's President keep to his word of not seeking another term in 2014?

By: In On Africa IOA     4th February 2011 Tunisia is the latest state to follow the African trend of citizens attempting to resolve problems by resorting to violence because of an... 

Global jobs reawakening poses risks, presents opportunities

By: Terence Creamer     4th February 2011 While risking stating the obvious, it is true to say that there is today not merely a borderless war for talent, but also strong and growing... 

Pirates off Somalia: Southern Africa’s turn “to walk the plank?”

By: In On Africa IOA     3rd February 2011 From January to December 2010, the total incidents of piracy recorded per regions of the world were 40 in America, 44 in the Far East, 28 in the... 

Elections in the DRC Compromising UN Intervention

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      3rd February 2011 After decades of unrest and authoritarian rule, the adoption of an inclusive constitution and a democratic election in 2006 seemed to mark the... 

Post-election Violence in Uganda Unlikely

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      2nd February 2011 On 16 February Uganda will hold its second multiparty parliamentary and presidential elections since1980. The results of the previous elections, in... 

Birds of a Feather: is Zimbabwe Supplying Arms to the Gbagbo Regime?

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      1st February 2011 On 23 January, the Sunday Times in the UK reported that in the dying days of 2010 the Zimbabwe government clandestinely transferred arms to... 

Kenya Again Tests Africa’s Commitment to the ICC

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      31st January 2011 Over the past few months Kenya has become the epicentre of growing tension between the International Criminal Court (ICC) and Africa. On 15... 

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