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ISS Weekly Issue 210, 2016
28 April 2016
ISS Weekly
28 April 2016
 
Egypt
TALKING POINT
Egypt looks south, finally
by Simon Allison

The islands of Sanafir and Tiran symbolise something Egypt has already lost: its central importance in Middle East geopolitics.

The Red Sea islands are, however, also a harbinger of Egypt’s southward-facing future.
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ISS Spotlight
 
HCoC
Curbing the ballistic missile threat: how Africa can do its part
The ISS partnered with the Foundation for Strategic Research to promote the Hague Code of Conduct among African states.
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ISS Today
 
Freedom Day
Freedom Day 2016: South Africa still fraught and divided
by Judith February
South Africa remains unequal despite progress that has been made to bridge societal divides.
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Sahrawi
The word that reignited the Western Sahara debate
by Hallelujah Lulie
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's recent reference to Morocco's 'occupation' of Western Sahara has brought the dispute back into the international spotlight.
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AMB Gateretse
Linking early warning to early responses
by PSC Report
Ambassador Fred Ngoga Gateretse, head of the AU's Early Warning Division, speaks about dealing with problems before they turn into full-scale conflict in an exclusive interview.
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Zuma Mbete
The ConCourt has done its work, but SA politics remain messy
by Judith February
Despite the Constitutional Court's decisive judgment in the Nkandla matter, the ANC continues to dither about President Jacob Zuma.
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Events
 
Digital crime
The dark side of digital communication
3 May 2016, Pretoria
Increased connectivity offers many benefits to African countries, but also comes with risks, such as so-called '419 scams'.
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UNSC
New actors, new thinking: moving UNSC reform forward
3 May 2016, Pretoria
Collective civil society action may provide answers for reforming the UN Security Council.
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Justice
View on Africa: is access to justice in Africa a myth?
4 May 2016, online
This briefing will discuss whether African citizens can get justice for human rights violations through regional and national courts.
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Nuclear
Nuclear dynamics in Africa: a Russian view
5 May 2016, Pretoria
In this seminar, Russian expert Anton Khlopkov explores prospects and challenges facing Africa in its pursuit of nuclear energy.
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