Newsletter No.15

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The sparks that lit the flame for the recent violence in South Africa
By Stuart Mbanyele

As we reflect on the civil unrest that we witnessed in many parts of South Africa, read our latest analysis piece that unpacks some of the key root causes that sparked the recent violence in the Gauteng and KwaZulu Natal provinces of South Africa.
Zambia decides 2021
By Dr Craig Moffat, Monique Bennett and Stuart Mbanyele

Since independence in 1964, Zambia has experienced several shifts in political parties and governance. This piece highlights the timeline of the various elections held leading up to the 12 August 2021 elections. It is the first of a series of publications GGA will produce throughout the election period.
The G7 summit and Africa: international commitments versus local realities
By Leleti Maluleke

We observed that the G7 summit presented an opportunity for leaders to formulate a collective response to several global issues including climate change. Read our analysis piece that examines the G7’s response to Africa’s climate crisis.
Intelligence in a time of crisis
By Stephen Buchanan-Clarke, Chris Maroleng and Dr Craig Moffat

Read our in-depth coverage on South Africa’s unrest where we help you to read between the lines and understand the security sector’s response to the violent unrest and looting in Gauteng and KwaZulu Natal provinces.
Making sense of South Africa's week of anarchy
By Richard Jurgens

Read our introductory piece in our Read Between the Lines series that aims to make sense of the violent unrest that we witnessed in South Africa last month.