South African Institute of International Affairs

By IndepthAfrica
In Alemayehu G. Mariam
Mar 25th, 2013
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By Alemayehu G. Mariam Flight of the Eagle and pursuit of the Dragon In June 2011, during her visit to Zambia U.S. Secretary of State Hilary Clinton pulled the alarm bell on a creeping “new colonialism” in Africa. While dismissing “China’s Model” of authoritarian state capitalism as a governance mode...
By IndepthAfrica
In South Africa
Nov 19th, 2012
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By Eliot Pence South Africa has spent over a decade defining itself as different from the rest of Africa. Now, as its foreign policy pivots back to Africa and seeks to cash in on the continent’s growth, the country has sought to define itself as the leader of, and commercial gateway to, the continent...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Oct 3rd, 2012
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(The Root) — South African President Jacob Zuma made a rousing speech last week at the United Nations, invoking Nelson Mandela and praising the virtues of inclusion, democracy and equal representation. He argued for Africa to be admitted to the United Nations’ most powerful body, the U.N....
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 13th, 2012
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NAIROBI — The countdown starts and the Kenyan news reader runs through the top headlines for the evening bulletin. In a few minutes he will go on air in Nairobi, broadcasting live for China state television. It’s 8:00 pm in the Kenyan capital and 1:00 am in Beijing, when China Central Televisio...
By benim
In East Africa
Jul 22nd, 2011
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Blantyre – Malawi’s president has lashed out at anti-government demonstrators as two days of protests left at least 12 people dead in unprecedented levels of unrest in this southern African nation. Hospital officials and activists said on Thursday the victims had been shot with live ammun...
By benim
In East Africa
Jul 21st, 2011
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Malawi’s president lashed out at anti-government demonstrators Thursday, as two days of protests left at least 10 people dead in unprecedented levels of unrest in this southern African nation. Hospital officials and activists said the victims had been shot with live ammunition, and that at leas...
By benim
In News
Jun 20th, 2011
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Michelle Obama began what officials have billed as her first major overseas trip as US first lady Monday, a visit to South Africa and Botswana focused on young women leaders and the legacy of the anti-apartheid struggle. She is travelling with her daughters, Malia and Sasha, and her mother, Marian Ro...