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23 Jul 2014
 
 
Africa and bilateral investment treaties: To 'BIT' or not?
CONSULTANCY AFRICA INTELLIGENCE
Since the world’s first bilateral investment treaty (BIT) was signed between Germany and Pakistan in 1959, more than 3,000 BITs have been concluded between various countries, and the number is...
 
 
18 Jul 2014
 
Israel launches ground operation in Gaza
ground operation
Israeli troops launched a ground offensive in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip on Thursday night, after days of heavy bombardment, the military said. "Following ten days of Hamas attacks by land,...
 
 
15 Jul 2014
 
WIVP: Statement by the Workers International Vanguard Party, on Israeli fascism (14/07/2014)
STATEMENT
We have long stated that the essential character of the Israeli state is that it is fascist. The current slaughter of Palestinians in Gaza and the rump of the West Bank by the imperialist-backed...
 
 
08 Jul 2014
 
Who will foot the bill for Africa's new intervention force?
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
The next time a major crisis that needs swift military action breaks out anywhere in Africa, an African force will be on high alert to intervene within days. This was the message from African...
 
 
07 Jul 2014
 
Opening African skies holds significant economic benefits, Iata report shows
AVIATION
A new report by the International Air Transport Association (Iata) and InterVistas has found “massive” economic potential of implementing the 15-year-old Yamoussoukro Decision. Liberalising African...
 
 
 
 
Daily podcast – July 7, 2014.
PODCAST
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said he wished the imprisoned Al Jazeera journalists, convicted of aiding "a terrorist group", had been deported and not put on trial, a newspaper reported...
 
 
SA: Statement by the Department of Science and Technology, Minister Pandor launches Africa's first Accelerator Mass Spectrometry facility (07/07/2014)
STATEMENT
The Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor, today launched a new Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (AMS) Facility in Gauteng at the iThemba Laboratory for Accelerator-Based Sciences (iThemba...
 
 
Egypt's Sisi wishes Al Jazeera journalists had been deported, not tried – newspaper
freedom of expression
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said he wished the imprisoned Al Jazeera journalists, convicted of aiding "a terrorist group", had been deported and not put on trial, a newspaper reported...
 
 
02 Jul 2014
 
SA commends Lesotho after easing crisis
POLITICS
The South African Government has commended the parties to the coalition government in neighbouring Lesotho, who have agreed to meet and work together to resolve the challenges facing that...
 
 
SA: Statement by Luwellyn Landers, Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, on international developments (02/07/2014)
STATEMENT
Good afternoon Ladies and Gentlemen both here in Cape Town and in Pretoria. We have a comprehensive briefing today covering a wide range of issues. Let me start with the Ministerial Meeting...
 
 
30 Jun 2014
 
Africa and the geopolitics of global nuclear security governance in the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit - Part 2
CONSULTANCY AFRICA INTELLIGENCE
Only six African states participated in the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) held in March at The Hague, Netherlands, which was attended by 53 leaders from around the world in order to draw...
 
 
27 Jun 2014
 
Africa and the geopolitics of global nuclear security governance in the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit - Part 1
CONSULTANCY AFRICA INTELLIGENCE
While the danger of nuclear terrorism remains globally palpable, leaders of only two of six African nations, Algeria and Morocco, but not Egypt, Gabon, Nigeria and South Africa, in March 2014...
 
 
26 Jun 2014
 
COSATU: Statement by the Congress of South African Trade Unions, condemns the arrests and persecution of journalists and political activists in Egypt (26/06/2014)
STATEMENT
COSATU joins the world in its outrage at the unfolding events in Egypt where the military has intensified the persecution of activists and journalists since the removal of former President Morsi...
 
 
 
 
Daily podcast – June 26, 2014
PODCAST
National Planning Commission commissioner Dr Miriam Altman has warned that while it’s important for South Africa to grow its manufacturing output, the sector is unlikely to be a major source of...
 
 
The Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention: 15 years on
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
Monday, 23 June 2014, marked the beginning of the third Maputo Review Conference. The 161 states parties to the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of...
 
 
 
                       
 
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