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Daily Podcast – August 31, 2015
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Making headlines: A probe has been launched into the Gauteng infrastructure development department. Egypt is set to begin its long-delayed parliamentary polls in October. And, President Jacob Zuma...
 
 
Egypt to begin long-delayed parliamentary polls in October
POLLS
Egypt is to elect its first parliament in over three years in a series of voting rounds starting on October 17, the electoral commission announced on Sunday. The country has been without a...
 
 
25 Aug 2015
 
UF: United Front supports Public Protector call for PRASA probe
STATEMENT
The United Front (UF) supports the call that Public Protector Thuli Madonsela made in her report on the Public Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) for the National Treasury’s Chief Procurement...
 
 
Calais migrants: A microcosm of a misunderstood crisis
SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
If tabloid headlines are anything to go by, the United Kingdom is fighting off the greatest invasion force threatening the island since the Blitz. The invaders this time are migrants and asylum...
 
 
24 Aug 2015
 
The true price of Nkurunziza's third term
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
On Thursday 20 August, Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza surprised many when he was sworn in for his third mandate six days before the inauguration was scheduled to take place. The move came...
 
 
20 Aug 2015
 
 
 
Daily Podcast – August 20, 2015
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Making headlines: The eThekwini Municipality injects R101-million into a Durban housing project. A blast near Cairo’s state security building wounds 29 people. And, former Paralympic runner Oscar...
 
 
18 Aug 2015
 
What does the TFTA really mean for regional integration in Africa?
SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
The Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA) between the member states of three African regional economic communities – SADC, EAC, and COMESA – has been heralded as one of the most important developments...
 
 
17 Aug 2015
 
Confront the P5: why the UN Security Council must change
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
After more than two decades of work on African peace and security, the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) recently unveiled Elect the Council: an ambitious initiative to reform the United Nations...
 
 
1 870 MW Gibe III to be commissioned just in time for Ethiopian New Year
ELECTRICITY
With one month to go before the start of the Ethiopian New Year (2008) which falls on September 11 – based on the Julian Calendar not the Gregorian Calendar which most of the world follows –...
 
 
13 Aug 2015
 
A polio-free world is in sight: what’s needed to wipe out the last 1%
THE CONVERSATION
The next three years are crucial in the global fight to eradicate the last 1% of polio cases and contain the virus across the world. But it will only become a reality with a combination of...
 
 
12 Aug 2015
 
Cloudy with a chance of corruption
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
During his recent visit to Kenya, United States President Barack Obama pointed out that Africa is one of the world’s the fastest growing markets. The continent is, however, at a crossroads: a...
 
 
11 Aug 2015
 
Going beyond Vision 2020 in Nigeria
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
Newly elected Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari faces many challenges. He has the Herculean task of reversing fifty years of decay that exists at the heart of Nigeria’s current development and...
 
 
06 Aug 2015
 
SA: Oral replies to the National Assembly by President Jacob Zuma Cape Town 06 August 2015
STATEMENT
Question 13 ê13.  Ms L S Makhubela-Mashele (ANC) to ask the President of the Republic: Pursuant to the BRICS Summit held in July 2015 and in light of the agreement and the conclusion of domestic...
 
 
El-Sisi invokes the ghost of Nasser as he opens the new Suez Canal
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi will no doubt feel he is striding in the giant footsteps of Gamal Abdel Nasser when he officially launches what his government is calling the ‘New Suez...
 
 
 
 
Daily Podcast – August 6, 2015
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Making headlines: The Nkandla committee hits a hurdle on conclusions. Chad says its security forces killed seven Boko Haram militants in a clash. And, Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi...
 
 
 
                       
 
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