African Arguments (London)

A multi-blogging site that covers both contemporary events and develops debates on themes important to the continent.


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  • Central African Republic: Will (re)constructing Security Sector Help? [analysis]

    Amnesty International recently published a report calling for the investigation, prosecution and punishment of the perpetrators in the on-going violent conflict in CAR. The report... Read more »

  • Zambia: Sata Sickness Opens Up Can of Worms [analysis]

    The health of the 77-year old Zambian President Michael Sata currently ranks among the most sensitive of issues in the country and has come to be discussed only in hushed tones.... Read more »

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  • Central African Republic: Why Inclusive Dialogue Matters in CAR [analysis]

    Last June, when I first arrived in the Central African Republic (CAR), one of the resident ex-pats suggested I visit 'Cinq Kilo' - Bangui's largest market. 'It's rowdy, but fun.'... Read more »

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  • South Sudan: Civil Society and the Crisis [analysis]

    The inclusion of civil society in efforts to defuse the South Sudan crisis has so far been fraught. The parties to the conflict (see our recent report South Sudan: A Civil War by... Read more »

  • Africa: The Continuing Curse of State Fragility [analysis]

    Despite their legal attributes, in functional terms many African states (constructs of the continent's encounter with colonial rule) came into being without possessing the... Read more »

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