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ISS Weekly Issue 220, 2016
7 July 2016
ISS Weekly
7 July 2016
 
Kony
TALKING POINT
The LRA rising again?
by Peter Fabricius

The Lord’s Resistance Army is rising again, having already carried out 200 attacks this year.

A heavy burden rests on the AU to end one of Africa’s longest-running and almost-forgotten conflicts.
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ISS Today
 
UN Peacekeeper
Getting clear about conflict prevention at the UN
by Adriana Erthal Abdenur and Gustavo de Carvalho
In 2015, the UN conducted several reviews of its peace and security architecture, with conflict prevention placed at the core. Now it is time for action.
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SAPS
Finally, good news from the SAPS
by Johan Burger
In the wake of suspended Riah Phiyega's troubled leadership of the South African Police Service, the acting national commissioner brings hope of a brighter future.
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Zimbabwe
Can the IMF really drag Zimbabwe out of its crisis?
by Liesl Louw-Vaudran
Trying to refill Zimbabwe's coffers through international loans is seen as a stop-gap measure in a dangerous political situation.
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Mozambique
Mozambique: there's more to peace than silencing the guns
by Gustavo de Carvalho, Jonathan Rozen and Lisa Reppell
Current crises in Mozambique point to incomplete peacebuilding. Where did the process go wrong, and how can it gain new momentum?
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Events
 
AU Summit
The AU Commission elections: what's at stake?
8 July 2016, Addis Ababa
What's at stake in the upcoming AU Commission elections and what could the results mean for the continental body.
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Cash in transit
Cash-in-transit robbery: criminals disclose the details
13 July 2016, Pretoria
This seminar discusses the profile, methods and sophisticated criminal networks that define these heists in South Africa.
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Publications
 
SACQ 56
South African Crime Quarterly 56
edited by Chandré Gould and Andrew Faull
This issue revisits crime and violence affecting some of South Africa’s most vulnerable groups.
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Policy brief
The tools of torture series
by the Omega Research Foundation and the Institute for Security Studies
These policy briefs explain why the trade and use of electric shock equipment in Africa is often at odds with international human rights obligations.
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Multimedia
 
AU Summit
AU Summit Kigali: what should be on the agenda?
Will member states be discussing these eight issues at the upcoming AU Summit from 10-18 July in Kigali?
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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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