National Security News

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National Security News

Month: June 2023

Can the AU live up to the mantra of ‘African solutions to African problems’?

Twenty years after its founding, the African Union faces severe headwinds – everything from personnel problems to the organisation’s ability to find lasting solutions to continental conflicts, writes LIESL LOUW-VAUDRAN. A YEAR after the first shots were fired in the…

Zimbabwe – navigating beyond the stalemate

Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government claims it has addressed electoral reform, yet the trajectory ahead of polls in August could mean another term for the incumbents, something the country can ill afford, writes PIERS PIGOU. ZIMBABWE is heading for another round of…