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Daily Podcast – October 20, 2015
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Making headlines: Oscar Pistorius freed on parole after a year behind bars for killing girlfriend. Egypt entered it’s second day of "election without voters". And, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene...
 
 
19 Oct 2015
 
 
 
Daily Podcast – October 19, 2015
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Making headlines: Student protests hit Rhodes University. Guinea president Alpha Conde wins re-election with a clear majority. And, Parliament says re-vetting has no relation to rooting out...
 
 
15 Oct 2015
 
Egypt's next parliament unlikely to challenge Sisi
POLITICS
Egyptians are preparing to go to the polls in the second parliamentary elections since dictator Hosni Mubarak was toppled in a 2011 revolution. But with President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi firmly in...
 
 
13 Oct 2015
 
Bumpy road ahead for UN-proposed Libya peace deal
PEACE DEAL
After months of stalled negotiations, the United Nations (UN) has handed Libya's warring factions a unity government proposal in what it calls a major step towards ending the crisis, but the...
 
 
12 Oct 2015
 
An integrated, sustainable fix is key to solving Africa's energy woes
THE CONVERSATION
Two out of every three Africans – a staggering 620 million people – do not have access to modern energy. And lack of energy is just one of many challenges in the Global South to sustainable...
 
 
07 Oct 2015
 
GCIS: South Africa hosts Amani Africa II field training exercise at the army combat training centre in the Northern Cape
STATEMENT
The African Union (AU) will conduct the AMANI AFRICA II Field Training Exercise (AAII FTX) in South Africa from 19 October 2015 to 7 November 2015.  The aim of the exercise is two-fold: Ø  to...
 
 
28 Sep 2015
 
How the US is expanding its fight against extremism in Africa
THE CONVERSATION
From the perspective of a US national security specialist, we live in a dark and gloomy world. Numerous worldwide threats exist across almost every part of the planet including China, Iran, North...
 
 
Tobruk or not Tobruk? Pick a lane, Pretoria
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
The civil war between two governments vying for control of Libya is being played out bizarrely in Pretoria, as diplomats of each side conduct a protracted battle for control of the country’s...
 
 
25 Sep 2015
 
Al Jazeera welcomes release of journalists: Egypt urged to also clear cases of journalists tried in absentia
STATEMENT
Egypt urged to also clear cases of journalists tried in absentia Commenting on the reported releases of Baher Mohammad and Mohammad Fahmy, Al Jazeera Media Network’s acting director general said:...
 
 
Daily podcast – September 25, 2015
PODCAST
Making headlines: The ruling ANC warns State broadcaster SABC about exorbitant salaries. Two Al Jazeera journalists are freed from prison in Egypt. And, Nigerian troops capture a top Boko Haram leade
 
 
Al Jazeera journalists freed from prison in Egypt
PRISON
Two Al Jazeera journalists were released from prison on Wednesday following a pardon from Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, in a case that drew worldwide condemnation. Canadian-Egyptian Al...
 
 
24 Sep 2015
 
Tobruk or Tripoli? Pretoria must stop dilly-dallying: ISS report
POLITICAL LEADERSHIP
The civil war between two governments vying for control of Libya is being played out bizarrely in Pretoria‚ as diplomats of each side conduct a protracted battle for control of the Libyan embassy‚...
 
 
22 Sep 2015
 
HRW: Egypt has evicted 3 200 families from Gaza border
UNREST
Egyptian forces have evicted at least 3 200 families in a campaign of mass demolitions on the border with the Gaza Strip in violation of international law, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday. The...
 
 
21 Sep 2015
 
South Africa tops list for Africa investment destinations
ECONOMY
South Africa retained its position as the most attractive investment destination in Africa, despite a reduction in its score owing to a weaker business environment and a faltering business outlook,...
 
 
18 Sep 2015
 
Is a terrorist attack imminent in South Africa?
Institute of Security Studies
On Tuesday 8 September, the United States (US) Diplomatic Mission to South Africa issued a rare security message entitled Terrorist Threat to US Interest in South Africa. The alert warns citizens...
 
 
 
                       
 
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