The country’s controversial CAR and Mozambique
deployments should be seen as military diplomacy
in support of economic ambitions.
By understanding and building
relations with China on security, Africa
can increase its influence in global affairs.
Former SAPS major-general Jeremy Vearey
will discuss the potential and the
perils facing South African policing.
Recent government takeovers in Chad, Guinea
and Mali suggest that the continent’s
efforts to contain coups are failing.
The spread of violent extremism raises
questions about what the many actors
involved in the region have achieved.