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12 Dec 2013
 
 
SA: Marius Llewellyn Fransman: Address by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, on the occasion of the Nelson Mandela memorial service, St Georges Cathedral, Cape Town (12/12/2013)
SPEECH
We are humbled as a nation by the presence of so many heads of state, diplomats and delegations from every continent in the world. We join the millions around the globe who shed tears, who lovingly...
 
 
11 Dec 2013
 
Lessons from Nigeria: How not to handle radical groups
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
African governments are hungry for models. In that sense learning from the Nigerian experience can help other states to nip nascent terror threats in the bud, says Oxford Analytica senior analyst...
 
 
09 Dec 2013
 
SA: Mosioua Lekota: Address by the Congress of the People President, during the special Joint Sitting of Parliament in honour of former President Nelson Mandela, Cape Town (09/12/2013)
SPEECH
Nearly 43 years ago, a young Nelson Mandela, charged with treason, concluded a truly riveting address, in the Supreme Court of South Africa, with these words that became indelibly etched in all our...
 
 
26 Nov 2013
 
Did Nato intervene in Libya just to get rid of Gaddafi?
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
Libyans do not want revenge; they want justice to be done, former prisoner Ali Elakermi tells the BCC in a moving interview as he walks through the prison in Libya where he was held during the...
 
 
12 Nov 2013
 
Morocco recalls its ambassador to Algeria
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
On 30 October, Morocco recalled its ambassador to Algeria for consultation. This decision followed the call by Algeria’s President Abdelaziz Bouteflika in Abuja, Nigeria, during a conference...
 
 
11 Nov 2013
 
The killing of French journalists illustrates the volatile situation in northern Mali
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
Condolences continue to pour in from across Africa and France following the death of two French journalists in the remote desert town of Kidal, northern Mali, last weekend. Ghislaine Dupont and...
 
 
08 Nov 2013
 
Does the unwieldy label of the African Capacity for Immediate Response to Crises conceal a real determination to act?
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
All the attention this week on the unconditional surrender of the M23 rebels in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) – including the Southern African Development Community...
 
 
07 Nov 2013
 
Uranium mining facilities in Niger face evolving threat: The changing nature of militant Islamist activity in the region represents a heightened threat
CONSULTANCY AFRICA INTELLIGENCE
Niger’s economy is heavily dependent on mining exports and royalties, roughly 40% of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP). Nigerien-produced uranium accounts for nearly 8% of world...
 
 
30 Oct 2013
 
Nigeria, Ghana Africa’s rising stars, says PwC report
TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS
A PwC report on ten African countries on Wednesday named Nigeria and Ghana as Africa’s rising stars in terms of their future prospects for the transportation and logistics industry. PwC capital...
 
 
24 Oct 2013
 
Rethinking the ‘nuclear option’: Why Africa should steer clear
CONSULTANCY AFRICA INTELLIGENCE
Nuclear energy has triggered a highly contentious debate across the globe, and Africa is no exception. Japan’s triple disaster, with the meltdown of Fukushima’s Daiichi power plant in March 2011,...
 
 
18 Oct 2013
 
Study highlights potential and risks of shale gas in Africa
SHALE GAS
A new African Development Bank (AfDB) study into the prospects for shale gas in Africa concludes that several countries have potentially viable shale-gas deposits, but urges governments to weigh...
 
 
11 Oct 2013
 
Shift needed in approach to delivering on Africa’s development agenda
AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT
Africa needs to overhaul and strengthen its governance systems if it is to deal with critical youth issues, social inequality and the mismanagement of the continent’s natural resources, New...
 
 
04 Oct 2013
 
The Peace Palace 100 years on
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
The centennial celebrations of the ‘seat of international law’ – the Peace Palace in The Hague – are about the ideals this building stands for, rather than its beautiful architecture. The Peace...
 
 
03 Oct 2013
 
SA pushing ahead with carbon-capture plans despite global headwinds
CARBON CAPTURE & STORAGE
South Africa has indicated that it will continue to explore whether carbon capture and storage (CCS) can play a meaningful role in helping it to reduce the country’s carbon footprint...
 
 
01 Oct 2013
 
AU: Statement by the African Union, on Africa and India meeting to enhance and strengthen their trade and investment relationship (01/10/2013)
STATEMENT
African Trade Ministers and the Minister of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of India are meeting in Johannesburg, South Africa from 30 September to 1st October 2013, within the framework of...
 
 
 
                       
 
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