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Research paper
Thu, 24 Oct 2019
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Before March 2017, when the new investigating directorate on serious, high-profile or complex corruption was established in the National Prosecuting Authority, the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) was South Africa’s only dedicated anti-corruption agency. But despite the major role it plays in investigating corruption, there has been little analysis or debate about ...

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Thu, 24 Oct 2019
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This report explores the phenomenon of state capture – the harnessing of the state apparatus of South Africa to serve private interests. It looks specifically at the role of the Gupta family and their relationship with prominent politicians, including the country’s former president Jacob Zuma. It is an account of a toxic mix of politically infused business, abuse o...

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Thu, 24 Oct 2019
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Thu, 24 Oct 2019
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The Hawks are supposed to be the principal body for investigating corruption in South Africa. But their performance has been lacking. In March 2019, President Ramaphosa announced the creation of a new Investigating Directorate in the National Prosecuting Authority to investigate serious corruption. This report examines key problems with the investigation of corrupt...

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Thu, 24 Oct 2019
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While South Africa’s political parties have emphasised the importance of dealing with corruption in government, less is known about their systems for dealing with graft and misconduct internally. This report explores the performance of the top three political parties – the African National Congress, the Democratic Alliance and the Economic Freedom Fighters – in usi...

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Thu, 24 Oct 2019
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Research paper
Thu, 31 Oct 2019
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In this issueAfrica needs a continental strategy on foreign terrorist fightersA tortuous road for the African Charter on Democracy, Elections and GovernanceThe internationalisation of the Libyan warGuinea-Bissau: a presidential election to end the political crisis?Coordination between the PSC and the AU Commission is key, says Morocco’s ambassador

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Thu, 31 Oct 2019
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Thu, 31 Oct 2019
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Insurgents have attacked towns and villages in Cabo Delgado, the poorest province in Mozambique. The government has responded by sending in the military to stamp out the assailants, using ‘whatever it takes’, amid suspicions that foreign fighters from Tanzania have radicalised local youth who are behind the violence. Other measures to counter the violence include a...

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Thu, 01 Jan 1970
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