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 Do the police make South Africa safe?

Do the police make South Africa safe?

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      18th May 2021 There is almost no research evidence that policing in South Africa reduces crime or improves feelings of safety. Does this mean that police have no... 

 Climate change and violence in Africa: no time to lose

Climate change and violence in Africa: no time to lose

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      17th May 2021 Climate change poses serious security threats in Africa. Global organisations, regional communities and countries are increasingly recognising this... 

Trust deficit keeps Somalia’s leaders at loggerheads

Trust deficit keeps Somalia’s leaders at loggerheads

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      14th May 2021 Somalia faces a political crisis because its leaders have been unable to hold elections after President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed’s term of office... 

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Africa Medical Supplies Platform: a model for the world?

Africa Medical Supplies Platform: a model for the world?

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      13th May 2021 In March 2020, the world was in a mad scramble for N95 masks, gloves and other personal protective equipment (PPE). Leaders were in frantic... 

The perfect imbalance of gender and drug policies

The perfect imbalance of gender and drug policies

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      13th May 2021 Mary (not her real name) was a smart student living in Mauritius who dreamt of becoming a social worker. After losing contact with my childhood... 

Democracy in Chad takes a back seat to military might

Democracy in Chad takes a back seat to military might

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      11th May 2021 After the sudden death of Idriss Déby Itno on 20 April, the Transitional Military Council (TMC) led by his 37-year-old son, Lieutenant General... 

 Ethiopia-Sudan border tensions must be de-escalated

Ethiopia-Sudan border tensions must be de-escalated

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      10th May 2021 A potential border war brewing between Sudan and Ethiopia threatens to destabilise the two nations and the entire region. How the issue is handled... 

 Africa can’t stay out of the space race

Africa can’t stay out of the space race

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      10th May 2021 Space powers or aspirant space powers like India, China and Turkey long framed their space ambitions as purely developmental. But they’re now... 

 Charting the course to a better future for DRC

Charting the course to a better future for DRC

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      7th May 2021 The Congolese population is impatient for change. The lack of visionary and accountable leadership has made the country a classic case of the... 

 Anti-MONUSCO protests send a clear message to Tshisekedi

Anti-MONUSCO protests send a clear message to Tshisekedi

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      7th May 2021 On 23 April, around 100 women protested in Beni, in north eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), calling on the United Nations... 

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