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Covid-19 and the politics of the year of the nurse

Covid-19 and the politics of the year of the nurse

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      4th June 2020 When the World Health Organisation (WHO) last year named 2020 the ‘International Year of the Nurse and Midwife’, there was no way of knowing that... 

 Burundi: Can newly-elected President Ndayishimiye deliver change?

Burundi: Can newly-elected President Ndayishimiye deliver change?

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      4th June 2020 On 20 May, as most of the world was preoccupied with Covid-19, Burundi quietly held its fourth general elections since the end of the civil war in... 

 Hong Kong and China’s National People’s Congress: The danger of a new cold war

Hong Kong and China’s National People’s Congress: The danger of a new cold war

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      27th May 2020 As China gears up to sink its claws deeper into Hong Kong, the world weighs up how best to respond. The pro-democracy movement also has some hard... 

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 The pandemic creates ideal conditions for the rise of populism

The pandemic creates ideal conditions for the rise of populism

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      27th May 2020 Prior to the coronavirus pandemic the world’s political climate was darkening. Rising and deepening levels of authoritarianism, protectionism,... 

 Africa Day: recalibrating the continent’s future

Africa Day: recalibrating the continent’s future

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      26th May 2020 Fifty-seven years ago today, the Organisation of Africa Unity was born. Founded by 32 states, its quest was to bring about freedom and unity on the... 

 Cybercrime and COVID-19: A concern for financial stability during the pandemic

Cybercrime and COVID-19: A concern for financial stability during the pandemic

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      18th May 2020 The largest continent in the world today is no longer a physical geographical location but a virtual one. Cyberspace has redefined how people,... 

 COVID-19: Implications for the ‘digital divide’ in Africa

COVID-19: Implications for the ‘digital divide’ in Africa

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      18th May 2020 This article is part of the ‘ COVID-19 and Innovation in Africa’ series, produced by the Africa Portal, Wits University and the African Centre for... 

Can the ‘super year for nature’ be salvaged? Reflecting on Earth Day 2020

Can the ‘super year for nature’ be salvaged? Reflecting on Earth Day 2020

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      22nd April 2020 The year 2020 was billed as a ‘Super Year for Nature’ – a year of important global negotiations on the future of biodiversity, oceans governance... 

Renewed urgency to implement the African Continental Free Trade Area: How can Africa prepare now?

Renewed urgency to implement the African Continental Free Trade Area: How can Africa prepare now?

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      22nd April 2020 In recent weeks, the Covid-19 pandemic has had a massive impact on the world. While there is uncertainty about how long this pandemic will disrupt... 

Are states ready to commit to providing global public goods?

Are states ready to commit to providing global public goods?

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      15th April 2020 Covid-19 is the crisis no one expected to happen in our generation despite frequent speculation about the potential impact of the recurrence of the... 

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