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Egypt: Mass Protests Continue

Large scale protests appear set to continue in Egypt today as demonstrators rejected Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi’s proposals for a relinquishing of power by the army and the takeover of a civilian national leader in June; six months earlier than originally planned. … Continue reading

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Africa News Roundup

Nigeria: ‘The Nation’s Economy May Overtake South Africa by 2025’ Turkey recognises Libya rebels Sudan partition leaves rebel Nuba region feeling betrayed Nigeria ‘militant’ attacks leave 10 dead in Maiduguri Ugandan police seize Yoweri Museveni ‘birthday cake’ Thousands of Moroccans … Continue reading

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The absurdities of power: some reflections on ‘walk to work’ in Uganda

On Friday 29 April, Kampala erupted in protest against the brutal arrest of opposition leader Kizza Besigye. As tear gas canisters popped and live gun fire sounded on the streets, state television showed uninterrupted coverage of the Royal Wedding.  These … Continue reading

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