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Police Partisanship a Growing Concern in South Africa 

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      17th August 2010 A professional police service can play an important role in reducing violent crime and improving community safety. Clear evidence of the... 

Death in the name of profit: South Africa’s mine safety scourge

By: In On Africa IOA     16th August 2010 In July 2010, a rockfall accident at the Marikana mine, a joint venture between Anglo Platinum and Aquarius Platinum, resulted in the death of six... 

The Scandal that could end President Yayi Boni’s Rule

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      16th August 2010 Considered for many years to be a testcase for democracy in West Africa, Benin has entered into a socio-political turbulence that could be... 

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Presidential Elections in Rwanda: Kagame Wins Another 7 Year Term 

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      13th August 2010 According to preliminary results released by Rwanda's National Electoral Commission, the Rwanda Patriotic Front (RPF) candidate President Paul... 

Networks of corruption more complex than many think 

By: Aubrey Matshiqi     13th August 2010 The conviction of former national police commissioner Jackie Selebi raises questions about elite networks and their impact on corruption. 

Rising intra-emerging market trade and investment creating new momentum

By: Bloomberg     13th August 2010 The high-speed rail link China Railway Construction Corporation is building in Saudi Arabia doesn’t just connect the holy cities of Mecca and... 

Should government cut spending?

By: Seeraj Mohamed     13th August 2010 The next phase, or second dip, of the global financial crisis may well be due to the impact of the sovereign-debt problems in Europe and elsewhere.  

India–South Africa Relations through the shadow of Nehru–Mbeki legacies

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      12th August 2010 This year 2010 marks 150 years of the arrival of Indians in South Africa. This historic bond continues to shape relations between the two... 

Guinea Bissau: Why a Stabilisation Force?

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      11th August 2010 On the 1st of August, Guinea Bissau's President Malam Bacai Sanha called for the international community to send a stabilisation force to his... 

The 2020 Olympic Games: What are South Africa’s chances? 

By: Denis Worrall     10th August 2010 In the aftermath of what has universally been described as a very successful South African-organised World Cup, thoughts immediately turned to the... 

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