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ISS Weekly Issue 221, 2016
14 July 2016
ISS Weekly
14 July 2016
 
India
TALKING POINT
Has Zuma surrendered South Africa's disarmament policy to India?
by Peter Fabricius

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has just completed a four-nation tour of Africa.

Perhaps the major diplomatic success of Modi’s visit to South Africa was securing Jacob Zuma’s public support for India to join the Nuclear Suppliers Group.
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ISS Spotlight
 
MoA
Partnerships for greater impact in Africa
In Addis Ababa, the ISS and the Institute for Peace and Security Studies are collaborating to improve security policy and practice.
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ISS Today
 
AU
What we want from the new AU Commission chairperson
by Liesl Louw-Vaudran
African leaders should elect a new AU Commission chairperson with experience, impact and a track record of good governance.
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SABC
South Africa's politics of cowardice and cunning
by Judith February
Under Jacob Zuma's rule, mediocrity reigns and a failure to account is the new normal.
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Prison
Time to rethink SA's use of electric shock equipment
by Omega Research Foundation and Mothepa Shadung
The use of electric shock equipment by correctional services and the South African Police Service has been implicated in serious abuses.
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Events
 
Protest
Violent protests: are municipalities listening?
20 July 2016, Pretoria
As elections approach, what insights do local government organisations have about this worrying trend, and what can be done?
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South Sudan
View on Africa: What's gone wrong in South Sudan?
20 July 2016, online and in Pretoria
This briefing will explore the issues at the heart of the current conflict, and assess regional responses and future scenarios.
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Publications
 
CAR6
Analysing post-transition violence in Burundi
by Yolande Bouka and Stephanie Wolters
The current crisis in Burundi should be viewed in the context of the cyclical repression and violence that have plagued the country since independence.
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CAR7
The battle for Burundi: Is there a viable solution?
by Yolande Bouka and Stephanie Wolters
Pierre Nkurunziza's third-term bid triggered the most recent violent crisis in Burundi, but it is not the only factor behind the seething discontent.
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PSC82
Peace and Security Council Report No 82
This report highlights the 27th AU Summit in Kigali, Rwanda, where women’s rights, the AUC elections and continuing conflicts come under the spotlight.
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