Africa: U.S. Elections 2016: View from the Continent
In the run-up to this year's presidential elections in the US, SAIIA's Chelsea Markowitz will be providing weekly updates on the key developments, with a view to how the issues at… Read more »
South Africa: Nation's Commitment to Governance Reform: An Inconvenient Truth
Partnerships between government and civil society organisations (CSOs) can be volatile if not adequately nurtured, leading to mutual suspicion and questioning each other’s… Read more »
Africa: A Tale of Two Summits
The 11th G-20 Summit in Hangzhou, China closed earlier this week, focusing on the 'New' Industrial Revolution and technological changes, such as big data, robotics, and cloud… Read more »
Africa: New Life for African Governance Peer Reviews?
The African Peer Review Mechanism - the continent's home-grown governance assessment and promotion tool - seems to be slowly turning its fortunes around. Read more »
Africa: New Phase of Global Economic Governance Africa Project
DNA Economics and Tutwa Consulting are extremely pleased to be collaborating on a new project, Global Economic Governance Africa (GEG Africa), the first phase of which SAIIA… Read more »
South Africa: Corruption: A Barrier to Africa Rising
The slowdown of the African economy - due to declining Chinese demand for raw materials, unsustainable, uneven growth and the potential Brexit fallout - calls into question the… Read more »
Tanzania: How Can Nation's Global Engagement be Optimised by Magufuli?
On 25 October 2015, Tanzanians elected John Pombe Magufuli as their president - nicknamed "The Bulldozer" for his self-assertive, brash leadership style, and his ability to push… Read more »
West Africa: Maritime Security in the Gulf of Guinea: Establishing Law, Generating Order
SAIIA Policy Briefings 151, July 2016 Read more »
Zimbabwe: Dismantling Zimbabwe's 'Deep State'
The Zimbabwean state has provided some of the biggest lessons in humility for political analysts in this century. Its government, headed by the indomitable Robert Mugabe, has… Read more »
Africa: Uncharted Territory as the UK Opts to Exit the EU
What many political and financial analysts viewed until a day before the British referendum on a European exit as scaremongering has come to be. Read more »
South Africa: Does A #Brexit Matter?
Who would have thought that the Brexit debate's rising emotions would have reached their apogee in a horrific killing in the streets of a West Yorkshire town a week before the… Read more »
Africa: What Ails The Young?
SAIIA Occasional Paper No 234, June 2016 Read more »
South Africa: The New Development Bank: Moving the BRICS from an Acronym to an Institution
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Southern Africa: The Potential for Regional Value Chains in the Automotive Sector: Can SADC Learn from the ASEAN Experience?
AIIA Occasional Paper No 231, June 2016 Read more »
Africa: Election Trends 2016: A Good Year for Democracy?
With eight countries already going to the polls and seven more planning to do so before December, 2016 has been a busy year for elections in Africa. At the halfway point of the… Read more »
Africa: Land in Africa: Property Rights Needed
The 'Land Question'. From legislation under consideration - such as the new Expropriation Bill - to a reopened land claims process, to violent evictions in Hammanskraal, to emotive… Read more »
Africa: New Publication on African Accountability Available as an E-Book
Governance and accountability are vital elements in any society. Governance refers to the rules, procedures and institutions by which a state conducts its affairs. Accountability… Read more »
Chad: Africans Pull All the Levers to Get Justice for Habré
Nearly 26 years after he was forced out of power, former Chadian president Hissène Habré has been found guilty of crimes against humanity, torture (including sexual… Read more »
Africa: The Demise of African Unity?
'I dream of the realisation of the unity of Africa, whereby its leaders combine in their effort to solve the problems of this continent.'- Nelson Mandela Read more »
Africa: Enhancing Biotrade in an Era of Biodiversity Mainstreaming
The 2016 International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) will be commemorated on the 22nd of May with the theme of 'Mainstreaming Biodiversity: Sustaining People and their… Read more »
Africa: Making Sustainable Development the Key Focus of the BRICS New Development Bank
SAIIA Occasional Paper No 230, April 2016 Read more »
Southern Africa: Sustainable Development: Perspectives
The UN 2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) seek to provide a holistic and integrated approach to ending global poverty and hunger by the end of 2030. Read more »
Africa: An Opportunity for Africa's Reality-Check on Climate Actions
On 22 April, the Paris climate agreement will be officially opened for signature at a special ceremony at the UN headquarters in New York. This represents a key opportunity for… Read more »
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