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ISS Weekly Issue 212, 2016
12 May 2016
ISS Weekly
12 May 2016
 
Nuclear power
TALKING POINT
Africa going nuclear?
by Peter Fabricius

That Africa needs a lot more electricity is unquestionable, but is nuclear the solution?

Political, financial and security concerns have been raised as possible obstacles.
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ISS Spotlight
 
WEF Africa
Getting real about corruption in Africa
Tackling corruption on the continent requires genuine commitment from government and big business.
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ISS Today
 
EFF
SA local government elections: EFF rising while ANC dithers
by Judith February
The EFF will be the 'unknown quantity' in South Africa's local government election on 3 August.
Read more...
 
Peacekeeper
Protectors turned predators
by Romi Sigsworth and Liezelle Kumalo
Current measures to deal with exploitation and abuse by peacekeepers are far from sufficient.
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Dlamini Zuma
Replacing Dlamini Zuma won't be business as usual
by Liesl Louw-Vaudran and Yann Bedzigui
A lot of diplomatic activity is happening behind the scenes as the AU prepares to elect a new chairperson for its commission.
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Phiyega
Disgraced Phiyega is highly unlikely to survive the inquiry into her conduct
by Gareth Newham
If one considers the Farlam Commission's findings, it is difficult to see how the current board of inquiry could end positively for Riah Phiyega.
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Events
 
DRC
The DRC on the brink
18 May 2016, Pretoria
As political tensions mount and delays in the presidential elections seem likely, what can keep the DRC from going off the deep end?
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Peacekeeping
View on Africa: from talk to action on peace and security at the UN
18 May 2016, Online
Member states have spoken, and now it’s time to improve UN peacekeeping on the ground.
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SAPS
SAPS shake-up: how policing is being improved in South Africa
19 May 2016, Pretoria
This seminar explores how South Africa's acting police head has gone back to basics to get the police back on track.
Register to attend...
 
Participate
You can help Thuli Madonsela: how citizens can protect democracy and rights
24 May 2016, Cape Town
South Africa's Public Protector has come under attack from government and the ruling party. Citizen involvement is key to protecting oversight institutions.
Register to attend...
 
Multimedia
 
Zuma
View on Africa: Zuma on trial for corruption?
What dynamics might affect the new prosecution head’s decision to put South Africa’s president on trial?
Watch the briefing...
 
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