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Distress and deep uncertainty

South Africa: tough at the top Much of the country’s private defence sector has enjoyed strong growth since 1994, but the state-owned flagship, Denel, is in serious trouble Since sanctions were...

Mission impossible?

Africa: the search for justice African opposition to the International Criminal Court threatens an important legal recourse available to the continent’s human-rights victims By Annelie Rozeboom Some...

The terror business

Africa: security Terror and violence are increasingly working together, and Africa will need a coordinated response to combat them By Richard Chelin During the Cold War era, terrorist groups could...