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West Africa: Why Clashes Are On the Rise Between Farmers and Herdsmen in the Sahel
As fireworks were lighting up the skies to usher in the New Year across the world, gunfire was echoing out in Nigeria's Benue State. On this night alone, 73 people were killed and… Read more »
April 05, 2017
Africa: Why the AU Needs to Revisit Its Admission Criteria
Morocco's admission to the African Union (AU) was a mistake. In one move, the AU squandered a chance to discourage the north African state's aggression against Western Sahara. It… Read more »
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