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Early this month, the Al-Shabab terrorist group appointed new leaders in their quest to continue supporting terrorism in the Horn of Africa; in particular, in Somalia and neighboring countries like Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda and others.  The top most leaders within … Continue reading

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Africa News Roundup

News Roundup Libya: live blog Cape Verde: Ban commends ‘peaceful and credible’ presidential poll Abuja attack: Car bomb hits Nigeria UN building Nigeria: UN House Bombing – Boko Haram Claims Responsibility Uganda: Nation, Rwanda Rebuild Bridges As Museveni Visits Niger, … Continue reading

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New UN Report for East Africa Drought

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Report on East Africa Drought The new report from the OCHA indicates that the ‘total population in need in the region’ now stands at around 10.7 million. The situation in Uganda and Burundi … Continue reading

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Africa News Round-up

Sudan: UN reports intense air bombardment of Southern Kordofan state South Africa: Mother-to-child HIV transmission plummets Funding for Horn of Africa drought falls short of needs, UN says Somalia: Under-fives make up almost half of Mogadishu casualties Africa: Plugging the … 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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