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Wednesday, May 18, 2005

Africa Jobs: Writer/Editor: "The Henry L. Stimson Center, a nonprofit public policy institute committed to finding and promoting practical, innovative solutions to security challenges, seeks a full-time Report Writer/Editor.
The Report Writer/Editor will work under the direction of the Academic Dean at the Africa Center for Security Studies. "

Monday, May 16, 2005

Regional Director for Eastern Africa IUCN: "The Regional Director leads the strategic development and effective implementation in Eastern Africa of the regional component of an integrated global programme, as well as contributing to the global management of the Union. This position requires competencies across a broad spectrum of subjects ranging from organizational management and financial planning to biodiversity and ecosystem-based resource management strategies and policies. The regional programme is implemented in collaboration with IUCN members and partners."

Wednesday, May 11, 2005

Reuters AlertNet - Submarines to boost S.Africa's peacekeeping role: "PRETORIA, May 10 (Reuters) - South Africa's new submarines will boost its increasing peacekeeping role in Africa as well as help combat smuggling, piracy and poaching, the country's naval chief said on Tuesday.
In addition to three new German-built diesel submarines due to become operational between 2006 and 2008, it hopes to ramp up its amphibious capability to intervene in the continent's conflict zones, Vice Admiral Refiloe Mudimu said."

Friday, May 06, 2005

Guardian Unlimited | The Guardian | Concern over rise of 'happy slapping' craze: "Welcome to the disturbing world of the 'happy slappers' - a youth craze in which groups of teenagers armed with camera phones slap or mug unsuspecting children or passersby while capturing the attacks on 3g technology. "