1 Oct 2012
South Africa’s Eroding ‘Grand Bargain’
Author: John Campbell
Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
This paper argues that the police brutality that accompanied the Marikana platinum mine dispute was reminiscent of South Africa's apartheid era.
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Egypt’s Workers – From Protest Movement to Organized Labor
Author: Nadine Abdalla
Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP)
This paper analyzes the Egyptian labor movement and its prospects in the aftermath of the Egyptian revolution.
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Biofuels in Africa
Author: Alexander Gasparatos, Lisa Y Lee, Graham P von Matitz, Manu V Mathai, Jose A Puppim de Oliveira, Katherine J Willis
United Nations University (UNU)
This report discusses the impact of biofuel production in Africa, both environmentally and in terms of its socio-economic impact.
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Leadership Required: Drug Trafficking and the Crisis of Statehood in West Africa
Author: Mark Shaw
Institute for Security Studies (ISS)
This policy brief focuses on the rise of drug trafficking across several West African states and the need for international action to help blunt it.
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CTC Sentinel 5 (10)
Author: Jacob Zenn, Samuel Logan, Christopher Anzalone, Fredrick Nzes, Jacob Aasland Ravndal, James Denselow
Combating Terrorism Center (CTC)
This issue examines the expansion of Boko Haram's operations in Northwest Nigeria, the future of Los Zetas after the death of its leader Heriberto Lazcano, and Al-Shabab’s East African Recruitment.
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