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Early in his tenure as Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson asserted that the reorganization of USAID and the State Department would be his priority. The…View More Making Aid Great Again: The Restructuring of USAID
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Over 250,000 Somali refugees are facing the threat of forced repatriation and the loss of their livelihoods as the Kenyan government continues to seek ways…View More The Struggle to Save the World’s Largest Refugee Camp in Dadaab
In this very moment, twelve million human beings in Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya and South Sudan are starving. The UN has announced that around 100,000 of…View More ‘The Destiny of Man is Man’: How Yet Another Famine Threatens the Lives of Millions in East Africa
‘Gambia has decided’ – the motto of the revolution is omnipresent on the streets of Banjul, the capital of the small West African country that…View More African Democracy on the Rise? The End of Authoritarianism in Gambia
As Robert Mugabe enters his thirty-eighth year as president, Zimbabwe approaches a critical phase in its politics. Mugabe is adamant that no one but God…View More Zim After Bob
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On 19 October 2016, the South African Minister of International Relations and Cooperation signed and submitted an Instrument of Withdrawal to the United Nations (UN)…View More Justice versus Peace: South Africa’s departure from the ICC
Rape, abduction, life threats–these are just a few ways militias recruit workers for their illegal mines, usually in the eastern provinces of the Democratic Republic…View More The campaign against conflict minerals – causing more harm than good?