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ISS: Domestic violence during COVID-19: are we asking the right questions?

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The number of domestic violence cases reported to the South African police between March and April dropped by 69.4%. This figure makes it tempting...

ISS: SA passes Kenya the baton in the Security Council relay

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In January 2021, Kenya will replace South Africa as one of the three elected African members (A3) on the United Nations Security Council, joining...

ISS: Mass terror trials test Nigeria’s criminal justice system

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Nigeria must fix the mistakes of its first three rounds of terrorism cases before starting its fourth. Nigeria is expected to conduct a fourth phase...

ISS: Has Haftar’s ‘Ponzi scheme’ imploded?

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Turkey’s dramatic military intervention into Libya’s civil-cum-proxy war on the side of the Tripoli government has changed the narrative from ‘Haftar tightening the noose...

ISS: West Africa must confront its foreign terrorist fighters

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Better information, border control and cooperation is needed to deal with foreign combatants in the region. One year ago, 13 Senegalese nationals were convicted for...

AU excellence award for ISS

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The ISS (Institute for Security Studies) is the recipient of the African Union's (AU) 2018 special award of excellence for its partnership...

Action needed to reduce political violence in South Africa

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Interventions to reduce the risk and lethality of political violence must be part of South Africa's preparations for 2019 national government elections. Speakers...

Collaborating for a peaceful and secure Africa

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The long-standing strategic partnership between the African Union Commission (AUC) and the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) was renewed this week with...

Preventing and countering violent extremism

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Scores of projects aimed at preventing and countering violent extremism (P/CVE) in West and Central Africa are doing important work in tough...

Fifty-six murders a day in South Africa

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The SA Police Service (SAPS) this week reported the killing of women increased 11% in the year to end March 2018, with...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...