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ISS Weekly Issue 218, 2016
23 June 2016
ISS Weekly
23 June 2016
 
BREXIT
TALKING POINT
Fog in the channel: what Brexit means for Africa
by Peter Fabricius

Africa, and especially South Africa, would be hit hard by the shock waves if the UK left the EU.

For all its negative impacts on the rest of the world, though, Brexit would in the end be worse for Britain itself.
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Press release
 
South Africa
South Africa must find a political path that guarantees economic growth
With a failing economy and a leadership divided, could a new era of coalition politics set the country on a more positive course?
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ISS Today
 
HCoC
Africa must pull its weight in stopping ballistic missile proliferation
by Nicolas Kasprzyk
By taking a stronger stance on ballistic missile proliferation, Africa can gain political clout and minimise security risks.
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Western Sahara
What next for Western Sahara?
by Liesl Louw-Vaudran
Following the death of its historic leader, there might be new opportunities for a way to resolve the impasse over Western Sahara.
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Elections
Election violence: should South Africa be worried?
by Ciara Aucoin and Jakkie Cilliers
South Africans have voted peacefully since 1994. Come August, will the country be able to maintain this tradition?
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Kenya
Signs of violence ahead of Kenya's 2017 elections
by Peter Aling’o and Hawa Noor
Escalating political tension in Kenya is alarmingly similar to conditions that preceded electoral violence in 2007.
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Events
 
WASH
WASH for Africa in 15 years?
28 June 2016, Pretoria
What can be done to reverse the likelihood that Africa fails to achieve this development goal?
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Tendrepreuner
Tackling South Africa's Tendrepreneurs
28 June 2016, Cape Town
Has the Office of the Chief Procurement Officer managed to clamp down on corruption relating to government tenders?
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South Africa
Is the Rainbow Nation at a turning point?
29 June 2016, Cape Town
This seminar presents the ISS' latest futures analysis on economics, politics and instability in South Africa up to 2024.
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Publications
 
AFI
Economics, governance and instability in South Africa
by Jakkie Cilliers and Ciara Aucoin
ISS' latest futures research shows poverty, unemployment and inequality continue to drive social turbulence in SA.
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AFI
South African scenarios 2024: politics, violence and growth in the rainbow nation
by Jakkie Cilliers and Ciara Aucoin
Building on previous work, this paper presents three alternatives for South Africa's political and economic future.
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AFI
Rainbow at risk: improving South Africa's prospects
by Jakkie Cilliers and Ciara Aucoin
South Africans must set ideological baggage aside and demand effective leadership and an environment conducive to economic growth.
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PSC 81 EN
Peace and Security Council Report No 81
This edition includes a special focus on the recent meetings between the PSC and the UNSC, and also looks at climate change in Mali and new prospects for Western Sahara.
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Multimedia
 
Mali
Mali: le long chemin vers la paix
Cette présentation analyse les progrès réalisés au Mali, un an après la signature de l'accord de paix de juin 2015.
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ISS Opportunity
 
ISS
Organised environmental crimes
Call for the expression of interest to contribute to a special edition of the South African Crime Quarterly in June 2017
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