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Yearly Archives: 2017


South Sudan: Seize this chance for peace

Jan Egeland;  Secretary-general of the Norwegian Refugee Council     In the coming weeks South Sudan’s leadership, the opposition, and...

The legacy of autocratic rule in Tanzania – from Nyerere to life under Magufuli

For example, the creation of the United Republic in 1964 was the outcome of a bloody revolutionin Zanzibar. And the forced resettlement of the...

Ugandans resist Museveni’s bid for life presidency by Ann Garrison

In 2005, Yoweri Museveni persuaded Parliament to amend Uganda’s constitution to eliminate presidential term limits, so that he could remain in power. Now,...

Sierra Leone's Disaster Was Caused by Neglect, Not Nature By Lansana Gberie

The New York Times, Aug. 20, 2017 http://tinyurl.com/ycxqmoxr The calamity that struck Sierra Leone on Aug. 14, when Sugarloaf, the conical mountain overlooking the capital, Freetown,...

Africa’s Pivotal Role in the Successful Implementation of China’s One Belt One Road (OBOR) Vision

Africa has been one of the integrally important regions regarding the successful implementation of China’s ambitious One Belt One Road (OBOR) project. Just as...

An Off-the-Record Genocide: Global Resource Extraction Economy Provides Incentives to Destroy DR Congo Indigenous Groups

By Deborah S. Rogers On April 27, 2017, a hapless cow wandered off-course during a seasonal cattle drive in the Democratic Republic of the...

Ota Benga, the African Man Exhibited in a New York Zoo’s Monkey Cage

It is Saturday the 8th of September in 1906, and hundreds of people are standing around a monkey house in the...


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