Posts Tagged ‘South Africa’

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South Africa: On the Road to Turmoil?

Long the example of stability on the African continent, South Africa emerged in the 1990s, after decades of apartheid, as an up-and-coming democracy ruled by […] More

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South Africa: ANC Losing Its Grip on Power

The political party almost synonymous with anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela, the African National Congress (ANC), is losing its grip on power. At the same time, […] More

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Urban-Rural Divide

The political party associated with anti-apartheid leader and former South African President Nelson Mandela – the African National Congress (ANC) –  may, for the first […] More

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Corrupt Party

South Africa’s ruling party since the end of apartheid in 1994, the African National Congress (ANC), has been dropping in popular support, exemplified by recent […] More

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Rwanda: On the Cusp

Rwandan President Paul Kagame’s January 1 announcement that he will stand for a third term following the December 2015 constitutional referendum, thereby ending the two-term […] More

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Somalia: Change Coming?

Since Somalia’s independence in 1960, its relationship with the U.S. has been—for lack of a better metaphor—on a roller coaster that travels up and down […] More

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Stability in Sub-Saharan Africa

Historically, Sub-Saharan Africa has been most known for poverty, hunger, corruption, and violence.  Alongside this message, the image of a rising, or aspiring, Africa has […] More

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Crime in South Africa

South Africa has come a long way since 1994, when the country was on a knife’s edge, and it seemed civil war was imminent. With […] More

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Protecting Your Business

CSS Tactical (Pty) Ltd, a security company in Johannesburg, South Africa, takes a community policing approach to crime prevention.  CEO Ricky Croock discussed with The […] More

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Investing in Local Communities

Illovo Sugar Limited, Africa’s biggest sugar producer, exports raw and refined sugar globally.  After crime and conflict in South Africa over land ownership affected business […] More

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