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Somalia: Looking for a foothold

An injured man is carried from the scene of the suicide bombing on 4 October/OMAR FARUK/REUTERSAfrican Union forces argue that they could soon control all of Mogadishu, but Islamic militants Al Shabaab may just be regrouping 



Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 November 2011 20:29

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The Price of Revolution

Patrick Smith

The brilliant Libyan novelist Hisham Matar explained in the May edition of The Africa Report why the roots of this year's revolution were in a massacre at the Abu Salim prison on 29 June 1996.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 November 2011 16:29

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Zambian President Sata the Sacker

Michael Sata’s campaign appealed strongly to both the young and urban voters/Photo/ GEORGE PHILIPAS/POLARIS/STARFACEThe new president sweeps a broom through government



Last Updated on Monday, 07 November 2011 18:40

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An autumn of votes after the Arab Spring

Tunisians gather round a board displaying candidates on the island of Djerba as election season opened on 1 October/ NICOLAS FAUQUÉ FOR JAThe Arab Spring is facing its first electoral tests in Tunisia, Egypt and Morocco.

Last Updated on Monday, 07 November 2011 18:22

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Red Tape, Bureaucracy, Life and Death

Josef-Israel



Red tape and bureaucracy, while some say are part of life and the "official way", can literally bridge the divide between life and death in the Horn of Africa.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 November 2011 18:55

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British police abuse: Root cause of riots

Linn Washington Jr.

London – Nearly six months after the suspicious death of her only son in May 2011 while in British police custody, Jossette Fraser awaits an official response to evidence she's obtained contradicting police claims about her son's death.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 November 2011 10:26

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