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Daily Podcast – February 17, 2015
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Making headlines: While Eskom’s ‘war room’ is fixated on restoring plant availability, electrical stability could still be 30 months off. African presidents create an $87-million emergency fund to...
 
 
16 Feb 2015
 
No quick fix to get rid of Boko Haram
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
One would be forgiven for thinking that Nigerian terror group Boko Haram is now being tackled on several fronts and could soon be a spent force. Despite an attack on a village in Chad this weekend...
 
 
12 Feb 2015
 
The AU starts to put its money (closer to) where its mouth is
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
The African Union (AU) has been proclaiming its independence since its birth, as the Organisation of African Unity, in 1963. Yet, even as it was shaking its one collective fist at meddling...
 
 
30 Jan 2015
 
Zuma outlines progress on African infrastructure projects
INFRASTRUCTURE
Commenting in his capacity as chairperson of the Presidential Infrastructure Championing Initiative (PICI), President Jacob Zuma this week provided an update on the progress of several cross-border...
 
 
SA: Jacob Zuma: Address by South African President, in his capacity as chairperson of the Presidential Infrastructure Championing Initiative (PICI) to the 32nd Summit of the NEPAD Heads of State Governments and Orientation Committee, Addis Ababa, Ethopia
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This year, 2015 will bean important one for Africa given the important theme, Women Empowerment and Development towards Africa’s Agenda 2063. We meet during an important period when significant...
 
 
18 Jan 2015
 
DA: Solly Malatsi wishes Bafana Bafana well for AFCON success
STATEMENT
The Democratic Alliance wishes Bafana Bafana well for the 2015 African Cup of Nations tournament as the National Team enters their opening match of the tournament tomorrow evening. It will be no...
 
 
08 Jan 2015
 
Message in blood: Terror in Algeria
CONSULTANCY AFRICA INTELLIGENCE
Sunday, 21 September 2014: French tourist Hervé Gourdel is kidnapped by Jund-al-Khilafa, an Algerian Islamist militant group linked to the Islamic State (IS). Gourdel had been driving through the...
 
 
02 Dec 2014
 
Ebola deals a blow to Morocco's Africa plans
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
Morocco’s refusal to host the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) from 17 January to 8 February next year, due to fears of Ebola, has sparked a furore among soccer lovers across the continent. The North...
 
 
25 Nov 2014
 
Driving, draining, dividing? The impact of the Islamic State insurgency on African jihadist groups
CONSULTANCY AFRICA INTELLIGENCE
Born out of the former Al Qaeda in Iraq (AQI) affiliate group, incubated in the vacuum of the Syrian Civil War and sweeping into Iraq having exploited the alienation of Sunni tribes, Abu Bakr...
 
 
19 Nov 2014
 
Cellphones top basic services, Africa survey reveals
AFRICA BAROMETER
More people across Africa have access to a cellphone network than they do to electricity, piped water, or a health clinic, according to the latest Afrobarometer released on Wednesday. The survey,...
 
 
28 Oct 2014
 
Algiers talks are Mali's best chance for peace
Institute for Security Studies
Talks in Algeria about the future stability of Mali were suspended at the end of last week. This came amid fears that the internal divisions among armed groups in the north of Mali could again...
 
 
20 Oct 2014
 
DA: Solly Malatsi congratulates Portia Modise on 100 goal milestone
STATEMENT
The DA congratulates Banyana Banyana's leading goal scorer, Portia Modise, for scoring a record 100th goal during yesterday's African Women's Championship against Algeria.         Modise's 100...
 
 
15 Oct 2014
 
Cable cars could complement other public transport modes
PUBLIC TRANSPORT
Urban ropeways, more commonly known as cable cars, are proving to be a viable, low-cost and compact feeder option for mass transport systems in developing countries, Eurist vice executive director...
 
 
08 Oct 2014
 
 
 
Economic Freedom of the World: 2014 report (October 2014)
ECONOMY
South Africa ranks 93 out of 151 countries and Hong Kong included in the Economic Freedom of the World: 2014 Annual Report, released today by the Free Market Foundation. Last year, South Africa...
 
 
07 Oct 2014
 
SA’s economic freedom diminishing, reveals global report
ECONOMY
South Africa has slumped in the world rankings of economic freedom, dropping from 41 out of 152 jurisdictions in 2000 to 93 in 2012 – largely owing to ineffective government regulation and the...
 
 
 
                       
 
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