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An Improved Independent Police Investigations Directorate (IPID) to Address Systemic Police Corruption

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      4th October 2010 Recently, South Africa's National Assembly adopted a revised draft of the Independent Police Investigations Directorate (IPID) Bill. This draft of... 

The Role of Geoinformatics in Combating Environmental Crime

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      1st October 2010 Environmental crime is a serious international problem that can impact negatively on the economies, security and even the very existence of... 

UN Women, a coup in the making at the United Nations?

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      29th September 2010 United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's announcement on 14 September of the appointment of Michelle Bachelet, former president of Chile, as... 

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Conservancies: Double-portion Dividends or Capitalism?

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      28th September 2010 In the fight against the protracted woes of cattle rustling and insecurity, profit-making conservancies appear to be a godsend. They can provide a... 

Release of South African Crime Statistics Highlights Policy Contradictions 

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      22nd September 2010 There was a strange contradiction during the release of South Africa's national crime statistics on the 9th of September this year. The National... 

Addressing Violence and Crime: Prevention is Better Than Cure

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      21st September 2010 raditional approaches to addressing crime and violence have seen the level of crime remain an area of concern in many countries. Inadequate justice... 

Sierra Leone: Curse of its Riches – Again?

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      20th September 2010 Sierra Leone's brutal 10-year civil war was partly blamed on the misuse or mismanagement of its rich mineral resources, in particular diamonds, by... 

The African Union, the International Criminal Court and al-Bashir’s visit to Kenya

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      15th September 2010 The presence of President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan at the recent launch of Kenya's constitution was a watershed moment in the nascent history of the... 

Institutional Schizophrenia and Police Militarisation 

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      14th September 2010 The South African Police Service (SAPS) currently finds itself in a serious dilemma over changes that are described by some as a process of... 

Voting in the 2009 South African Elections: Did Public Policy Matter? 

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      13th September 2010 Elections are an opportunity for political parties to appeal to voters by campaigning on the most important issues that concern voters. Likewise,... 

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