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ISS: Dealing with crises in Africa – south vs west

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Civil society groups, opposition leaders and commentators ask why the Southern African Development Community (SADC) is quiet on crises such as those in Zimbabwe,...

Global co-operation needed for counter-terrorism during and after pandemic

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With Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da’esh) and other terrorist groups attempting to exploit the COVID-19 pandemic for their own ends, the international community...

Uprooting extremism

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The Sahel’s harsh terrain is fertile ground for recruiting youths. Groups and governments must offer alternatives. Life in much of the Sahel is hard. The...

Should Africa lobby for Africom headquarters?

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The end of July announcement that Africom (US Africa Command) would be exiting its headquarters in Germany should have generated more than a modicum...

Impact of COVID-19 on African aviation and economies is worsening –...

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released new data indicating that the impact of COVID-19 on Africa’s aviation industry and economies has worsened...

Logistics challenges, opportunities come under Africom spotlight

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US Air Force Brigadier General Leonard Kosinski, US Africa Command director of logistics, spoke to international logistics experts during a webinar hosted by the...

ISS: Heroin is now a major urban development challenge in Africa

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The rapid growth in the trade and consumption of heroin is having a direct and negative effect on urban politics and development in Africa....

Africom continues to combat terrorism in Africa amidst COVID-19

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The United States, primarily through its Africa Command (Africom) continues to combat terrorism and extremism on the continent in spite of the coronavirus pandemic,...

African militant Islamist groups set record for violent activity

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African militant Islamist groups have demonstrated a decade of nearly uninterrupted growth in violent activity, though the focus of this has shifted over time....

Half of violence against African migrants is by law enforcers, UN...

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Nearly half of all the violence visited on African migrants during their journey to the Mediterranean coast is perpetrated by law enforcers, the United...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...