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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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Africa: News Update

Egypt: Trial of ex-President Hosni Mubarak opens Sudan, South Sudan to Finalise Oil Talks By End September Somalia: UN official warns famine could spread without adequate relief funding Reuters: Africa News Blog by Julie Mollins: Is Africa drought a chance … Continue reading

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Sudan: Tensions Escalate over Abyei

 Following the succession and the division of Africa’s biggest country, tensions have been strained over the border lines of North and South Sudan. The oil rich and fertile Abyei region has been claimed by both countries. The largely Muslim North supports … Continue reading

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