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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... 

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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... 

SA's mining industry: Getting it back on track

By: Creamer Media Reporter      28th January 2011 The Mining Indaba, which is the biggest mining conference in Africa, takes place in Cape Town as it has for the past 17 years from 7 – 10 February.... 

The Importance of South Africa’s Position on the Ivorian Political Crisis

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      28th January 2011 At a press briefing in Pretoria on 21 January, South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma broke his silence on the current situation in Côte d’Ivoire. At... 

Correctly reading the signs of the times

By: Terence Creamer     28th January 2011 Anxiety about the State increasingly extending its reach into the economy is only natural, particularly where such reach could edge out private... 

Lessons for combating stress

By: Brandon Hamber     28th January 2011 University is meant to be educational and I did learn a few academic things while I studied at university. But there were also other life lessons I... 

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