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Re-thinking forceful civilian disarmament in the Horn of Africa

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      8th October 2010 The approach used in combating cattle rustling and the related illicit proliferation of small arms and light weapons in the borderlands of the Horn... 

Generation plan in itself inadequate to galvanise power investments

By: Terence Creamer     8th October 2010 Much attention is being given to the second version of the integrated resources plan, or IRP 2010, which government still insists will be... 

Crisis in Greece provides important lessons 

By: Seeraj Mohamed     8th October 2010 The there are many internal problems in Greece that contributed to the country’s relatively high level of debt, which led the sovereign debt crisis.  

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Drug-Related Crime in Cape Town  

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      7th October 2010 The release of South Africa's crime statistics in September 2010 has, once again, drawn attention to the country's drug-related crime problem. The... 

The Use of Mercenaries Still a Grave Concern to All States

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      6th October 2010 During its fifteenth session, held between 13 September and 1 October 2010, the United Nations Human Rights Council adopted resolution... 

Towards universal primary education: Africa’s progress in meeting the 2nd Millennium Development Goal

By: In On Africa IOA     6th October 2010 The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were formulated at the United Nations (UN) Leaders Summit in 2000.(2) The MDGs are eight internationally... 

The protection of coastal marine ecosystems in sub-Saharan Africa

By: In On Africa IOA     5th October 2010 The year 2010 has been a marker for reflecting upon the reduction of biodiversity loss around the world, as participating countries to the World... 

Democratic Republic of Congo: Stability in Eastern DRC at Risk

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      5th October 2010 The recent incident of mass rape in the Walikali area of North Kivu followed by the release of a United Nations report on massacres in the... 

The Zimbabwean amnesty

By: Chris Watters     4th October 2010 The recently announced amnesty for Zimbabweans who either do not have the correct - or any - temporary residence permit or who instead even have... 

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... 

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