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Africa news in brief

Here we round up some of the stories that have caught our interest in recent weeks: Ghanaians take sanitation into their own hands: http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/2012/nov/13/ghana-loo-sanitation-poo-political?INTCMP=SRCH Uganda’s gorillas enjoy a much needed renaissance: http://www.monitor.co.ug/News/National/Uganda-now-home-to-half-the-world-s-gorillas–says-report/-/688334/1619390/-/uamo36/-/index.html Interesting article by Alexander Dziadosz on the realities … Continue reading

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News: Violence forces exodus in Mali

Rebellion in Mali Violence linked to the continuing rebellion of the National Movement for the Liberation of the Azawad (MNLA)- a predominantly Tuareg group seeking self-determination for North Mali- has sparked a refugee crisis in the region. Over 15,000 people, including Malian … Continue reading

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The Lions of the Atlas vs The Lions of Teranga: Africa Cup of Nations 2012 Comprehensive Preview

  With three times winners Egypt missing who will claim Africa’s greatest footballing prize?   Map of qualified nations 2012  Souce: Wiki Commons At half past seven on the evening of January 21st the whistle will blow in the Estadio De Bata to signal the beginning of … Continue reading

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