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Institute for Security Studies
Burkina Faso’s security sector reform can no longer wait
By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies 7th December 2021 After years of delays in reforming Burkina Faso’s security sector, the government adopted a national security policy on 6 October this year. As... →
COP26: a mixed bag for Africa
By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies 6th December 2021 The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow was a decidedly mixed bag for developing nations, including many in Africa. On... →
A false start for Africa’s free trade deal?
By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies 3rd December 2021 A year ago, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, wearing his African Union (AU) chairperson hat, convened a special AU summit to launch the... →
South Africa’s foreign policy on Africa needs a revamp
By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies 3rd December 2021 The Covid-19 outbreak in 2020 coincided with South Africa’s presidency of the African Union (AU). Africa’s second biggest economy successfully used... →
Mercenaries and private military security: Africa’s thin grey line
By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies 1st December 2021 Recent reports indicate the presence of the Russian Wagner Group in Africa, particularly in the Central African Republic (CAR), and its alleged... →
South Africa’s renewal begins with the rule of law
By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies 30th November 2021 South Africa’s prosperity depends on the rule of law, trust between police, prosecutors and the public, and a criminal justice system that treats... →
Sweet deals for Kenya’s sugar smugglers
By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies 29th November 2021 High production costs and the mismanagement of factories have led to a drop in sugar production in Kenya over the past two decades, opening the... →
Gaddafi’s bid for president questions the ICC’s influence
By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies 29th November 2021 It’s almost 10 years to the day since the streets of Tripoli rang out to a rally of celebratory gunfire by Zintani militiamen. After several false... →
What makes women resist violent extremism in Mali and Niger?
By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies 26th November 2021 Research has shown why women join violent extremist groups in Africa, but much less attention is given to those who leave or don’t enlist at all.... →
Curbing corruption must top South African municipal agendas
By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies 24th November 2021 Three weeks after the pivotal 1 November local elections, some of South Africa’s municipalities have sworn in councillors. In those with no... →