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 Replicating global responses to COVID-19 may not work for Africa

Replicating global responses to COVID-19 may not work for Africa

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      Updated 4 hours ago The first case of COVID-19, now a global pandemic present in 199 countries, was reported in December 2019 in Wuhan, China. Africa’s first confirmed... 

 Thabo Mbeki’s mediation role in Zimbabwe remains unclear

Thabo Mbeki’s mediation role in Zimbabwe remains unclear

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      27th March 2020 Nearly 12 years after brokering a short-lived resolution to Zimbabwe’s crisis, Thabo Mbeki was once again called on to mediate. And the crisis... 

 Why is the US ramping up anti-terrorism efforts in Kenya?

Why is the US ramping up anti-terrorism efforts in Kenya?

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      26th March 2020 In the aftermath of the deadly al-Shabaab attack on the Dusit 2 hotel complex in Nairobi in January 2019, urgent discussions began about how to... 

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 Think tanks in Africa: a widely untapped resource

Think tanks in Africa: a widely untapped resource

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      25th March 2020 Over the past 30 years Africa has faced major structural transformations in the areas of demography, agriculture, technology and governance. While... 

 Is another regional alliance what the Horn needs?

Is another regional alliance what the Horn needs?

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      24th March 2020 The new regional cooperation between Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia comes amid a long history of distrust and unresolved boundary disputes between... 

 Africa’s youth bulge alone won’t deliver economic growth

Africa’s youth bulge alone won’t deliver economic growth

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      19th March 2020 The belief that Africa’s burgeoning population – set to rise from 1.3-billion to two-billion by 2040 – is a boon runs deep on the continent. It’s... 

Can South Sudan change its approach to politics?

Can South Sudan change its approach to politics?

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      17th March 2020 The formation of South Sudan’s new unity government on 22 February is a major milestone in recent efforts to restore peace in that country. This is... 

 Kenya’s ambitious wind turbines battle community land crosswinds

Kenya’s ambitious wind turbines battle community land crosswinds

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      16th March 2020 The tussle in Kenya’s high court between Marsabit County residents and the government over the land used for Africa’s biggest wind farm continues... 

 Could Pierre Nkurunziza’s departure save Burundi?

Could Pierre Nkurunziza’s departure save Burundi?

13th March 2020 Does the decision by Burundi’s ruling CNDD-FDD party to replace President Pierre Nkurunziza as its candidate for the elections due on 20 May offer... 

 Africa can become more influential in the UN Security Council

Africa can become more influential in the UN Security Council

12th March 2020 The bloc of three elected African members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) – the A3 – has grown considerably in stature and diplomatic... 

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