Institute for Security Studies
A massive step backwards

A massive step backwards

Zimbabwe’s new president has vowed to entrench constitutionalism and uphold the rule of law, but recent events suggest otherwise The attempt to reverse decades of Zimbabwe’s economic ruin after Robert Mugabe’s fall in...

Gun trouble in the green city in the sun

Gun trouble in the green city in the sun

Kenya: the arms race Kenyan authorities are grappling to answer the question of how large numbers of illegal firearms have ended up in civilian hands Referred to as the “green city in the sun”, Kenya’s capital,...

Who replaces No 1?

Who replaces No 1?

As the pressure mounts on president Jacob Zuma, the race to take over the South African presidency is anything but clear-cut Although the ruling African National Congress (ANC) has downplayed reports of a leadership...