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The suspension of the Southern African Development Community Tribunal: A threat to human rights

By: In On Africa IOA     3rd November 2010 The Southern African Development Community (SADC) is a regional economic community (REC) mandated to promote free trade, development and regional... 

Can There be Peace Without Justice in Darfur?

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      3rd November 2010 On October 29, 2009, the African Union High Level Implementation Panel, chaired by former South African President Thabo Mbeki, was tasked to... 

Defence vs Finance, the Long-term Implications for South African Security 

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      2nd November 2010 On 27 October 2010 the South African Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan, presented his Medium Term Budget Policy (MTBP) to the South African... 

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Failure of Zambia’s nationalisation programme: exploring the factors that precipitated the collapse 

By: In On Africa IOA     1st November 2010 Zambia's nationalised all of the key sectors of its economy in the 1970s, including the mining sector. However, a series of unfortunate events and... 

A Bleak Future for Illegal Immigrants Stuck in Libya

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      29th October 2010 "Tomorrow Europe might no longer be European, and even black, as there are millions who want to come in," said Col. Muammar Gaddafi of the Great... 

Currency wars and other myths

By: Seeraj Mohamed     29th October 2010 Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan recently repeated the sensationalist fears promoted in the mainstream business media about the possibility of... 

Is cyber terrorism the new swine flu?

By: Brandon Hamber     29th October 2010 I would strongly recommend, especially if you are of a nervous disposition, that you avoid reading the Strategic Defence and Security Review... 

SA is torn between the paths of secrecy and transparency

By: Idasa, an African Democracy Institute      28th October 2010 SA is capable of sustaining two narratives. One, which provoked a Financial Times editorial suggesting the Protection of Information Bill... 

HIV & AIDS: the imperative of prevention

By: In On Africa IOA     28th October 2010 The most important concern in the HIV & AIDS field is the task of prevention. The epidemiological measures of prevalence and incidence illustrate... 

Election Campaigns and Water Supply Politics in Tanzania

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      27th October 2010 After three months of intensive election campaigns, Tanzanians will be casting their votes on the 31st of October 2010 to elect the President,... 

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