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South Sudan

Donor-Driven Technical Fixes Failed South Sudan: It’s Time to Get Political

By Sara Pantuliano While commentators argue about who or what is most at fault for South Sudan's return to conflict, one thing is clear: the international community is not free from blame. What has gone wrong in South…

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News and Press Release
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ThinkAfricaPress
Posted:
10 Jan 2014

Sudan + 1 more

A Gathering Swarm: Could Locusts Escalate Tensions Between the Sudans?

Sudan could be liable for environmental damage to South Sudan if it fails to tackle its locust problem. 9 SEPTEMBER 2013 - 10:38AM | BY GEORGE RICHARDS Whether it is disagreements over oil fees, disputes over borderlands, or…

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News and Press Release
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ThinkAfricaPress
Posted:
09 Sep 2013

Burundi

Tensions Threaten to Bubble Over in Burundi

Violent repression of political opposition and retaliatory attacks by anti-government groups are threatening Burundi's fragile peace. By Georges Nikiza In August 2005, ending 12 years of civil war in which over 300,000 lost their lives, Pierre Nkurunziza was…

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News and Press Release
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ThinkAfricaPress
Posted:
06 Sep 2012

Uganda

Is Enough Being Done to Combat Nodding Disease?

BY ANDREW GREEN Abim, Uganda: No-one – neither the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) nor Ugandan epidemiologists – has yet figured out exactly what the disease is that is plaguing children across four districts in the…

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News and Press Release
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ThinkAfricaPress
Posted:
25 Jun 2012

Kenya

Dadaab at 20: Kenya’s Unwanted City

After 20 years, Kenyan officials are talking of closing down the world's largest refugee camp, but to those who call it home, would repatriation be another form of exile? BY DANIEL PLAUT This year, Dadaab, the world’s largest…

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News and Press Release
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ThinkAfricaPress
Posted:
19 Mar 2012

Ethiopia + 1 more

The Need For Long-Term Solutions in the Horn of Africa

People must be able to access what they need through the market rather than indefinite quantities of international humanitarian aid. I first met Omar Adan in August, not too long after he had lost more than 300…

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Analysis
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CHF, ThinkAfricaPress
Posted:
30 Nov 2011

Ethiopia + 3 more

Experts Weekly: Drought in the Horn of Africa

As millions of lives are threatened by a drought and resultant famine in the Horn of Africa, Think Africa Press asks what can be done to improve food security in the region. Article | 11 July 2011…

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News and Press Release
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ThinkAfricaPress
Posted:
19 Jul 2011

Sudan

South Kordofan: Beyond the North-South Dynamic

South Sudanese secession could leave the Nuba marginalised. Article | 4 July 2011 - 4:11pm | By Sarah Collier With South Sudan’s expected secession now just days away, the violence in South Kordofan has predominantly been seen through…

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News and Press Release
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ThinkAfricaPress
Posted:
05 Jul 2011

Sudan

The Sudan Peace Process Risks Entrenching Injustice

Khartoum has been massing its forces in the border regions between North and South Sudan with the horrific results that one has come to expect. The US is preparing to push through a UN resolution for…

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News and Press Release
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ThinkAfricaPress
Posted:
29 Jun 2011

South Africa

Making the Cut

Can male circumcision help South Africa tackle HIV? Article | 23 June 2011 - 12:12pm | By Victoria Clarke Durban, South Africa: The call for male circumcision in South Africa grew stronger over the weekend. The ANC Youth League’s…

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News and Press Release
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ThinkAfricaPress
Posted:
23 Jun 2011
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