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Two killed, 26 Boko Haram members held in Nigeria - Hindustan Times

At least two members of Islamist sect Boko Haram were killed and 26 arrested in Nigeria's Borno state for their alleged involvement in the killing of two Indian nationals, Xinhua reported.
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AU Concerned Over Boko Haram, Seeks Urgent Action To Combat Terrorism - The Guardian Nigeria

AU Concerned Over Boko Haram, Seeks Urgent Action To Combat Terrorism - The Guardian Nigeria | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
AU Concerned Over Boko Haram, Seeks Urgent Action To Combat TerrorismThe Guardian NigeriaSpeaking at the 7th summit of the African First Ladies Mission in Abuja, Lamamra expressed concern over the activities of the Boko Haram sect and called for...
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EU Initiates Maritime Capacity Building in East Africa

EU Initiates Maritime Capacity Building in East Africa | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
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The European Union launched a new strengthening mission under the Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) in order to enhance the maritime capacities of five countries in the Horn of Africa and the Western Indian Ocean.
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The Spiraling Cost of Piracy off Somalia's Coast | Dissident Nation

The Spiraling Cost of Piracy off Somalia's Coast | Dissident Nation | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
A recent report titled 'The Economic Cost of Somali Piracy 2011' by Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP), a program of One Earth Future Foundation concluded that Somali-based piracy cost the world between $6.6 and $6.9 billion in ...
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Zanzibar: 43 alleged Islamist separatists arrested

Police say they have arrested 43 suspected members of an Islamist group seeking greater independence for the country's Zanzibar archipelago. (Zanzibar: 43 alleged Islamist separatists arrested: ...
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Six million Mubaraks

Six million Mubaraks | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
It goes without saying that Egypt has seen a revolutionary political change. Its new president is a leader of an organization that a little more than a year ago was still banned and feared. Since February 2011 Egyptians have voted four times.
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North Africa : Ground Zero For Global Warming | Real Science

North Africa : Ground Zero For Global Warming | Real Science | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
One Response to North Africa : Ground Zero For Global Warming. Robertvdl says: July 1, 2012 at 9:53 pm. Václav Klaus, ICCC7. The theme of the 7th International Conference on Climate Change was “Real Science, Real ...
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Business community warned of terror threat in Mbarara

Business community warned of terror threat in Mbarara | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
Ugandan news, news in Uganda, Kampala, Uganda, breaking news, news, besigye, museveni, yoweri, new vision, vision news, vision (Business community warned of terror threat in Mbarara http://t.co/0xj8O1mS...)...
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Peacekeepers Begin Sensitization Outreach in DRC

Peacekeepers Begin Sensitization Outreach in DRC | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
A spokesman for the UN Peacekeeping Mission to the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) said peacekeepers have begun a sensitization program aimed at reassuring the public they will continue to protect them from attacks by armed groups.
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MFS - The Other News: Turkish Colonel says headscarf a 'symbol of ...

MFS - The Other News: Turkish Colonel says headscarf a 'symbol of ... | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
Turkish Colonel says headscarf a 'symbol of terrorism' in new voice recording.(TZ).Col. Ali Çakmakkaya, a judge, describes the headscarf as a “symbol of terrorism” in a voice recording, in which he also uses profanity while ...
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Supkem Objects to Anti-Terrorism Bill - AllAfrica.com

Supkem Objects to Anti-Terrorism Bill - AllAfrica.com | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
Capital FM KenyaSupkem Objects to Anti-Terrorism BillAllAfrica.comNairobi — The Supreme Council of Kenya Muslims (SUPKEM) has opposed the new Anti-Terrorism Bill terming it as 'discriminatory and targeted to the Muslims community'.
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Journalists, Protesters, and Other Terrorist Threats - Justia Verdict

Journalists, Protesters, and Other Terrorist Threats - Justia Verdict | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
Justia VerdictJournalists, Protesters, and Other Terrorist ThreatsJustia VerdictJustia columnist and Hunter College Human Rights Program Director Joanne Mariner draws on a recent Human Rights Watch report that she co-authored, regarding the host of...
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COUNTER-TERRORISM: The Curse Of The Sinai - Strategy Page

COUNTER-TERRORISM: The Curse Of The Sinai - Strategy Page | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
COUNTER-TERRORISM: The Curse Of The SinaiStrategy PageJuly 2, 2012: In response to growing activity by Islamic terrorists in the Sinai Peninsula Egypt has sent several thousand troops into the area This force includes several hundred special counter-terrorism...
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Kenya Investigating Venezuelan Diplomat's Death

Kenya Investigating Venezuelan Diplomat's Death | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
Kenyan police say a top Venezuelan diplomat has been found dead and that she appears to have been strangled.
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Horn of Africa Crisis: One Year On | ReliefWeb

Horn of Africa Crisis: One Year On. Report. —. Concern Worldwide. In 2011, the world's worst food crisis devastated East Africa and 12 million people in Kenya, Somalia, and Ethiopia urgently needed humanitarian assistance.
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U.S. to boost KDF’s missions in combating Al-Shabaab militia

In what may be considered as a new lease of hope, Kenya is set to receive “eight hand-launched Raven drones” from the United States of America as part of a new military package aimed at wiping out the Al-Shabaab militia group in Somalia.
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EAC member states urge for inclusion of hand guns and ammunition in Arms Trade Treaty (ATT)

A treaty currently under review in New York has witnessed the East African Community (EAC) member states strongly pushing for quick regulations in the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT).
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Ryan Grim: The Drug War Has Now Spread To Africa. Here's Why.

Ryan Grim: The Drug War Has Now Spread To Africa. Here's Why. | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
The very fact that Western Africa has become a significant stop on the global trade route is evidence in itself of the failure of the drug war, a failure that won't be straightened out by doubling down on the same strategy.
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East Africa: Somali Piracy – Is Taking the Fight to Land the Solution ...

Years of naval counter-piracy operations have so far failed to strategically defeat Somali pirates. The presence of more warships and armed guards on civilian ships have pushed pirates to adapt to the evolving situation.
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Africa in Transition » South Africa's Land Issue Not So Simple

Africa in Transition » South Africa's Land Issue Not So Simple | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
Much or most of South Africa's land remains in the hands of whites, and land reform proceeds at a snail's pace—making it a source of grievance among many blacks. When Nelson Mandela was president, his plan stated that ...
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Law Expert: Better Protection Needed Following Kenya Church Attacks

Law Expert: Better Protection Needed Following Kenya Church Attacks | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
The vice president of the East Africa Law Society has called on Kenya’s government to be more proactive in gathering intelligence to protect its citizens following two church attacks Sunday.
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Does Israel Really Fear Jihad Terrorism from a Post-Assad Syria?

Army officials are not ruling [sic] a situation whereby terrorists will take advantage of the chaos that may follow a regime change in Damascus to seize control of the border region, as was the case in the Sinai Peninsula after ...
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The educational assassination of a terrorist - Tbo.com

The educational assassination of a terrorist - Tbo.com | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
The educational assassination of a terroristTbo.comThere was a lesson in the assassination of al-Qaeda's No. 2 leader, Abu Yahya al-Libi, in Pakistan early last month.
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Mali Says Rebel Tomb Desecration a War Crime

Mali Says Rebel Tomb Desecration a War Crime | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
The Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has warned Islamist rebels in northern Mali that their systematic destruction of revered Muslim tombs in Timbuktu is a war crime, which her office has authority to investigate.  In an...
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Three Killed, One Arrested As JTF, Terrorists Clash in Damaturu - AllAfrica.com

Three Killed, One Arrested As JTF, Terrorists Clash in Damaturu - AllAfrica.com | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
AFPThree Killed, One Arrested As JTF, Terrorists Clash in DamaturuAllAfrica.comDamaturu — Three suspected Islamic militants were, yesterday, killed in a gun duel between the sect members and the Joint Task Force, JTF while a lady was arrested in...
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