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ISS Weekly Issue 214, 2016
26 May 2016
ISS Weekly
26 May 2016
 
Burundi
TALKING POINT
Divide and rule?
by Peter Fabricius

Is Benjamin Mkapa’s Burundi dialogue doing anything more than helping President Nkurunziza split the opposition?

And what are South Africa and Tanzania doing to persuade Nkurunziza to negotiate in good faith?
Read more...

 
ISS Spotlight
 
DRC
Informing global policy on the DRC
The ISS is helping the international community identify challenges and responses to the growing crisis in the DRC.
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ISS Today
 
Xenophobia
South Africa uses Africa Day to rethink xenophobia
by Liesl Louw-Vaudran
Xenophobia continues to simmer beneath the surface in SA. Can government’s Africa Day campaign help to curb the problem?
Read more...
 
Kenya politics
Kenyan politics: where have all the women gone?
by Sebastian Gatimu
Rwanda, Uganda and Tanzania are all doing well to improve gender parity in politics. So why is Kenya lagging woefully behind?
Read more...
 
APRM
Is the APRM a poisoned chalice?
by Liesl Louw-Vaudran
The new team that heads the African Peer Review Mechanism is planning to revive it, despite its complexity.
Read more...
 
Extremism
Children, not terrorists
by Cheryl Frank
Too little is being done to address the impact of violent extremism on African children and their families.
Read more...
 
Events
 
Private Security
Global lessons on regulating private security
31 May 2016, Pretoria
South Africa has controversial draft legislation for regulating the private security industry. What can be learnt from international experience?
Register to attend...
 
Habre
View on Africa: D-day for Habré
1 June 2016, online
Regardless of the outcome, the Hissène Habré judgment will be a landmark one.
Read more...
 
Publications
 
TfP
Policing in peace operations in Africa
Police are the most visible part of peace operations, but there are major gaps in the skills they require before deployment.
Read more...
 
PSC80
Rapport sur le Conseil de paix et de sécurité 80
Qui succédera à Dlamini Zuma à la tête de la CUA? L'édition de mai du Rapport sur le CPS passe en revue les candidats et examine également en quoi l'amélioration des démarcations frontalières peut aider à prévenir les conflits.
En savoir plus...
 
Multimedia
 
Boko Haram
View on Africa: the final battle against Boko Haram?
The fight against Boko Haram is at a critical juncture. Will it end in a crushing defeat or another violent resurgence of the group?
Watch the briefing...
 
ISS Opportunity
 
ISS
ISS Pretoria: part-time gender specialist
The ISS is offering a unique opportunity to a gender specialist with sound knowledge and expertise on gender mainstreaming in a policy environment.
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