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Peace and Security Council Report No 63 (October 2014)
Peace and Security
The new members of the AU’s Panel of the Wise include a number of high-profile individuals. It remains to be seen, however, what role they can play in peacemaking and mediation in Africa. The Peace...
 
 
20 Oct 2014
 
 
 
South African Crime Quarterly 49 (October 2014)
PEACE & SECURITY
The articles in this edition of SACQ reveal the extent to which the promise of the democratisation of rural South Africa in the 1990s has turned to bitter disappointment for residents of mining...
 
 
15 Oct 2014
 
 
 
Confronting crime networks in Dakar (October 2014)
SECURITY
Organised crime is increasing in Dakar, Senegal, involving drug trafficking, illicit pharmaceutical products and cybercrime. The implications for urban governance range from the risk of undermining...
 
 
14 Oct 2014
 
 
 
Engaging the private sector in post-conflict recovery: perspectives for SADPA (October 2014)
ECONOMY
Economic revitalisation and job creation are major components of the effort to consolidate sustainable peace in post-conflict settings. Public institutions tend to lead efforts to stimulate...
 
 
13 Oct 2014
 
 
 
Namibia's electoral reform: implications for the 2014 elections (October 2014)
ELECTIONS
Namibia will hold general elections in November 2014, and while a new Electoral Bill was tabled on 19 August 2014, there has been a lack of clarity as to when it would be passed into law. The new...
 
 
10 Oct 2014
 
 
 
Why strategic foresight matters for Africa (October 2014)
ECONOMY
Over the past five decades, Africa has experienced great transition and change. Many positive developments are taking shape on the continent. Overall, human development is improving, conflict has...
 
 
08 Oct 2014
 
What changes for al-Shabaab after the death of Godane?
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
Ahmed Abdi Godane, the leader of Somali militant Islamist group Harakat Al Shabab Al Mujahidin – commonly known as al-Shabaab – was killed by an American airstrike on 1 September. Godane took over...
 
 
PASSOP and COSATU: Statemet by Patrick Craven, COSATU National Spokesperson, says they are disgusted by Israeli xenophobic attacks against Africans (08/10/2014)
STATEMENT
People Against Suffering, Oppression and Poverty (PASSOP) and the Congress of South African trade Unions (COSATU) are disgusted by the blatant and open expressions of xenophobia, racism and...
 
 
Public Protector South Africa: Statement by Oupa Seglawe,Manager: Outreach, Education and Communications Public Protector South Africa, says Public Protector Advocate Thuli Madonsela is humbled by association of certified fraud examiners (08/10/2014)
STATEMENT
Public Protector Adv. Thuli Madonsela said on Tuesday night that she was humbled by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners’ (ACFE) recognition of the modest efforts of her team. She was...
 
 
07 Oct 2014
 
 
 
Building the capacity of the Malian police (October 2014)
PEACE & SECURITY
The goals of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) are to support the re-establishment of state authority throughout Mali and to stabilise key...
 
 
06 Oct 2014
 
Public Protector Advocate Thuli Madonsela to host Swedish counterpart during roundtable on role of ombudsman
What's On
Public Protector Advocate Thuli Madonsela will host her Swedish counterpart, Chief Parliamentary Ombudsman, Ms Elisabet Fura, during a roundtable discussion on the role of the Ombudsman in...
 
 
 
 
South Africa's peacebuilding and PCRD activities (October 2014)
PEACE & SECURITY
South Africa can do more to enhance peacebuilding and post-conflict reconstruction and development (PCRD) on the African continent, through capitalising on its unique access to multilateral...
 
 
 
 
Malawi's 2014 tripartite elections: electoral governance tested (September 2014)
ELECTIONS
Malawi’s 2014 presidential and parliamentary elections tested the country’s democracy. Unlike the past four general elections (in 1994, 1999, 2004 and 2009), the 2014 electoral process was...
 
 
03 Oct 2014
 
 
 
Peace and Security Council Report No 62 (October 2014)
Peace and Security
The decision by the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council (PSC) to deploy a humanitarian mission against the spread of Ebola is a first for the AU. The ball is now in the AU Commission’s...
 
 
02 Oct 2014
 
 
 
Lining up for the presidency in the Central African Republic (September 2014)
AFRICAN POLITICS
Eighteen months after rebel forces overthrew former president Francois Bozizé, the situation in the Central African Republic remains unstable. Interim President Catherine Samba-Panza is attempting...
 
 
 
                       
 
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