December 19

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December 16

December 15

December 12

  • West Africa: West Africa After Compaoré [analysis]

    Burkina Faso's political transition is now under way. Michel Kafando, retired diplomat and former foreign minister, has been appointed interim President and Lieutenant-Colonel... Read more »

December 09

December 08

  • South Africa: Should Envoys Work in Secret? [analysis]

    There have been over a dozen of them since 1994: men (and very few women) from the president's close-knit inner circle who are sent out to the world's crisis hot spots on... Read more »

December 05

December 03

  • South Africa: A Year of Passing the Buck [analysis]

    The year is virtually at a close and it's safe to say that this has been South Africa's very own annus horribilis. The African National Congress (ANC) in government will try to... Read more »

December 02

December 01

  • Africa: Salim Ahmed Salim - Son of Africa [document]

    Dr Salim Ahmed Salim can be described in many ways. A superb diplomat, internationalist, social democrat, distinguished leader, compassionate politician, freedom fighter, African... Read more »

November 28

November 27

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November 24

November 21

  • Kenya: The Missing Voice of Civil Society [analysis]

    Since the 1990s, when multi-party politics was re-introduced in Kenya, the country has seen numerous political transitions. In 2010, a new constitution was promulgated, paving the... Read more »

November 20

November 19

  • Africa: Poachers Without Borders [analysis]

    Worldwide, the value of organised environmental crime is estimated to be between US$70 and US$213 billion annually. Global development assistance, by comparison, is estimated at... Read more »

November 18

  • South Africa: Real Value of Zim Torture Ruling [analysis]

    The South African Police Service (SAPS) really doesn't want to investigate torture in Zimbabwe. When the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) and the Zimbabwean Exiles Forum... Read more »

November 17

November 14

  • Zambia: Nation Wades Into Succession Morass [analysis]

    On Thursday 13 November, the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) convened a landmark Central Committee meeting to elect a new candidate in preparation for the country's presidential... Read more »

November 12

November 11

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