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10 Sep 2014
 
 
The expansion of India’s blue water capabilities into African maritime territories
consultancy africa intelligence
From its nascent status as a bona fide global power, India is expanding to protect its vital interests, and necessary to achieve this expansion is the control of sea lines of communication and...
 
 
Will new iPhone technology survive cyber pickpockets in South Africa?
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
When Apple unveiled the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus last night, they announced that these models will feature groundbreaking mobile wallet technology known as ‘Apple Pay.’ In order to allow...
 
 
09 Sep 2014
 
THINK AGAIN: In defence of the African Union
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
The African Union (AU) gets a lot of flak. Critics often argue that it is slow to respond to security threats; that it prioritises power over justice; and that it fails to adequately represent the...
 
 
02 Sep 2014
 
SA behind other African countries in broadband access
TELECOMS
Despite being Africa’s economic powerhouse, South Africa has fallen behind in terms of the number of people per 100 that have access to fixed and mobile broadband, Saab Grintek Technologies CTO...
 
 
01 Sep 2014
 
Tolls will cripple economy – JPSA
E-tolls
E-tolls in Gauteng will cripple South Africa's economy, the Justice Project South Africa (JPSA) said on Monday. "This will cripple the economy of Gauteng and indeed South Africa as a whole," JPSA...
 
 
28 Aug 2014
 
Egyptian jail causes Al Jazeera journalist to miss birth of son
DETAINED
Jailed Al Jazeera journalist Baher Mohammed will become a father again today. His unjust imprisonment has however meant that he will not be at his wife Gehan’s side when she gives birth to their...
 
 
25 Aug 2014
 
Al Jazeera journalists launch Egypt appeal
appeal
Lawyers for the jailed Al Jazeera journalists in Egypt have today filed appeals against their convictions. The weaknesses in the case have been widely protested and ridiculed, and much of the...
 
 
20 Aug 2014
 
SA ranked number one in global transport price index
TRANSPORT
A global transportation price index has ranked South Africa the cheapest overall for bus, trains and aeroplane travel for every 100 km out of 51 countries. Online platform GoEuro compared the...
 
 
14 Aug 2014
 
 
 
Daily podcast – August 14, 2014.
STATEMENT
Retired judge Zac Yacoob has expressed concern about a delay in getting documents from the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) so that he can begin his investigation into media leaks at the...
 
 
 
 
All according to plan: The Rab’a massacre and mass killings of protesters in Egypt (August 2014)
HUMAN RIGHTS
Human Rights Watch reports on the Rab’a massacre and mass killings of protesters in Egypt.
 
 
13 Aug 2014
 
Goodbye Libya, and welcome to the Islamic Emirate of Benghazi?
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
Last week, Libya’s House of Representatives (representing who, exactly, in Libya’s fractured polity?) elected a new president. Aguila Saleh Iissa, an independent lawmaker from the eastern town of...
 
 
11 Aug 2014
 
Before reaching the boat graveyard of Lampedusa: Africa’s accountability for its refugees
CONSULTANCY AFRICA INTELLIGENCE
The international community was appalled by the Lampedusa boat disaster (2) on 3 October 2013, which claimed the lives of more than 360 people, mainly Eritreans and Somalis. Despite calls for the...
 
 
07 Aug 2014
 
Obama speaks out over Egypt's jailing of Al Jazeera journalists
JAILED JOURNALISTS
The President of the US, Barack Obama, has once again called for the release of Al Jazeera English journalists, jailed for seven years in Cairo on 23 June this year. Speaking Wednesday, on the last...
 
 
04 Aug 2014
 
SA: Jacob Zuma: Address by the President of South Africa, to the Meeting of the United States Chamber of Commerce, African Business Initiative Group, Washington DC, USA (04/08/2014)
SPEECH
Good morning and thank you for inviting us to this very important Africa Business Initiative programme.I would first like to thank President Barack Obama and the US government for inviting us to...
 
 
31 Jul 2014
 
SA calls for ceasefire in Gaza
CEASEFIRE
President Jacob Zuma has called for ceasefire from “protagonists” that are responsible for the onslaught that has taken the lives of over 1 000 people in Gaza. The Presidential Envoys to Israel and...
 
 
 
                       
 
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