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30 Jul 2015
 
 
Egypt expected to deliver verdict in Al Jazeera retrial
RETRIAL
An Egyptian court is expected on Thursday to deliver a verdict in a retrial of Al Jazeera journalists on terrorism-related charges in a case that has raised international concerns about media...
 
 
28 Jul 2015
 
African cities highlighted as cities of opportunity, but Joburg will fall short
ECONOMY
The emerging social order will see Africa build its megacities; however, South Africa’s economic powerhouse, Johannesburg, would likely fall to the wayside as other emerging cities on the continent...
 
 
27 Jul 2015
 
Mugabe woos China and Russia: The Asian nations will profit most from the overtures
IN ON AFRICA
Reports of the imminent establishment of China’s first military base in Africa to be located near Zimbabwe’s diamond mining region circulated in March 2014. More than a year later, China’s military...
 
 
 
 
Daily Podcast – July 27, 2015
podcast
Making headlines: Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane says South Africa is not a failed State. US President Barak Obama will discuss a 'Plan B' for South Sudan ahead of an August peace deal...
 
 
20 Jul 2015
 
 
 
Daily Podcast – July 20, 2015
podcast
Making headlines: The National Economic Development and Labour Council will consider the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa’s application for a strike against corruption. Burkina Faso...
 
 
17 Jul 2015
 
YCL SA: Revolutionary Eid Mubarak to all Muslims
STATEMENT
The Young Communist League of South Africa [uFasimba] wishes all South African Muslims and others throughout the world a joyous Eid al Fitr. This feast and celebration comes at the end of a month...
 
 
16 Jul 2015
 
 
 
Daily Podcast – July 16, 2015
podcast
Making headlines: Suspended Eskom executives are cleared of any wrongdoing. At least 2 700 migrants were rescued at sea near Libya. And, Eskom acting CEO Brian Molefe say Africa is capable of...
 
 
15 Jul 2015
 
Deputy President negotiating release of detained S Africans
DETAINEES
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, who is in China for an official visit, has taken the opportunity to get clarity on the South Africans being detained in Inner Mongolia. “We remained seized …the...
 
 
14 Jul 2015
 
Africa’s border disputes are set to rise – but there are ways to stop them
THE CONVERSATION
African national borders are afflicted by a multitude of troubles that straddle villages and communities. These can include military skirmishes, cattle rustling, terrorism, secessionist movements,...
 
 
09 Jul 2015
 
Syrian refugee numbers pass 4m mark
REFUGEE
The intensifying Syrian crisis has pushed the number of refugees fleeing the country above 4-million, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said on Thursday in Geneva. The number has increased by 1-million...
 
 
07 Jul 2015
 
Has Egypt's judiciary become the new Theatre of the Absurd?
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
The recent death sentence passed down on former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi, along with 106 others, is far from being the only politically motivated conviction made by the Egyptian courts....
 
 
 
 
Whispers from the depths: The Kariba story
AUTHOR INTERVIEW
Whispers from the Depths, written by Liz Wickins and Mike Wickins, is the story of the building of Kariba dam in the mid-1950s, but it focuses as much, if not more, on the significant consequences...
 
 
25th AU Summit: Political Risk and FDI in Africa
SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
The signing of the Tripartite Free Trade Agreement (TFTA) two weeks ago in Egypt between three of Africa’s major economic blocs COMESA, the EAC and SADC is an important development for...
 
 
06 Jul 2015
 
African countries must collaborate in defence sector
DEFENCE
African countries should cooperate more in defence, including defence technology and the defence industry, in order to strengthen the continent's sovereignty, peace and development. So argued South...
 
 
01 Jul 2015
 
Why the AU needs to get policing right
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
While the role of police in peace support operations used to be limited to tasks of monitoring and observing, it has changed to encompass complex and substantive roles. These include helping to...
 
 
 
                       
 
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