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Threat of Violence Remains as South Sudan Withdraws from Disputed Town

Threat of Violence Remains as South Sudan Withdraws from Disputed Town | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
South Sudan's announcement that is withdrawing its forces from a disputed oil town has done little to relieve tension near the border.
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Guinea-Bissau's FM Seeks Peacekeepers Help After Coup

Guinea-Bissau's FM Seeks Peacekeepers Help After Coup | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
Guinea-Bissau's Foreign Minister is calling on the United Nations Security Council to authorize the deployment of peacekeepers into the country to help restore security following last week's military coup.Foreign Minister Mamadu' Jalo' Pires is...
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Germany expands military mission against Somali pirates | News | DW.DE | 18.04.2012

Germany expands military mission against Somali pirates | News | DW.DE | 18.04.2012 | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
The German cabinet has agreed on new rights for the Bundeswehr in the fight against piracy off the coast of Somalia. If parliament approves, the mission - previously restricted to the sea - will be taken inland.
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Weekly Piracy Update: Gulf of Oman and Indonesia Heating Up

Weekly Piracy Update: Gulf of Oman and Indonesia Heating Up | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
Weekly Piracy Update: Gulf of Oman and Indonesia Heating Up http://t.co/YDVYa3Wp...
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MEND threatens South Africa's investments in Nigeria

MEND threatens South Africa's investments in Nigeria | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
LAGOS (AFP) – Nigeria's militant group MEND threatened Saturday to attack South Africa's investments, including telecoms firm MTN, in the Niger Delta, because of the terror trial of its leader in Johannesburg.
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Terrorsim Africa News: Tuaregs: North Africa's Namad Terrorists | Terrorism In Africa

Terrorsim Africa News: Tuaregs: North Africa's Namad Terrorists | Terrorism In Africa | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
Terrorsim Africa News: Tuaregs: North Africa's Namad Terrorists have been mercenaries for hire, have joined with AQIM and fighting for independence of northern Mali.
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West Africa Waters Receive “High Piracy Risk” Designation

West Africa Waters Receive “High Piracy Risk” Designation | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
RT @SaildApp: West Africa Waters Receive “High Piracy Risk” Designation http://t.co/iQsafJt2 via@gCaptain...
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Seychelles: 17 jailed pirates move to Somaliland

Seychelles: 17 jailed pirates move to Somaliland | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
Seychelles: 17 jailed pirates move to Somaliland: TOM ODULA | March 29, 2012 12:32 PM EST | AP NAIROBI, Kenya — ...
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Kenyan Forces Reduce Piracy in Somalia - www.breakbulk.com

Kenyan Forces Reduce Piracy in Somalia - www.breakbulk.com | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
eTurboNewsKenyan Forces Reduce Piracy in Somaliawww.breakbulk.comPiracy off the coast of Somalia has dropped by 40 per cent since the deployment of Kenya forces in the country.
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AFRICA: The Legacy of Cecil Rhodes' Anglo-American Empire :

AFRICA: The Legacy of Cecil Rhodes' Anglo-American Empire : | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
“Africa is still lying ready for us,” he wrote. “It is our duty to take it. It is our duty to seize every opportunity of acquiring more territory and we should keep this one idea steadily before our eyes-that more territory simply means ...
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Factbox: Foreigners kidnapped in Africa - Reuters

Factbox: Foreigners kidnapped in Africa - Reuters | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
Independent OnlineFactbox: Foreigners kidnapped in AfricaReuters(Reuters) - Here are details of foreigners held by kidnappers around Africa. Two hostages were freed in Somalia by US helicopters on Wednesday.
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AGU Blogosphere | Mountain Beltway | Berlin Falls, South Africa

AGU Blogosphere | Mountain Beltway | Berlin Falls, South Africa | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
Berlin Falls, South Africa. Posted by Callan · Here's where to find it, if you want to. Can't say I recommend it – just an overlook, with no opportunities to hike or swim or explore in any more detail than just passively observing ...
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Africa Oil, Tullow begin drilling in northern Kenya - Reuters

Africa Oil, Tullow begin drilling in northern Kenya - Reuters | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
Myjoyonline.comAfrica Oil, Tullow begin drilling in northern KenyaReutersNAIROBI Jan 25 (Reuters) - Canadian oil and gas company Africa Oil Corp.
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Africans Are Their Own Enemies - AllAfrica.com

Independent OnlineAfricans Are Their Own EnemiesAllAfrica.comAfrica is truly in need of an enlightened citizenry which is well versed in international politics and economic relations if it is to survive this Western onslaught based on brain washing,...
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South Sudan Announces Heglig Withdrawal

South Sudan Announces Heglig Withdrawal | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
South Sudan says it will pull its forces from the Heglig oil fields, which it seized from Sudan 10 days ago, triggering fears of war.A government spokesman told reporters Friday that President Salva Kiir has ordered the withdrawal of troops from...
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Linking Extreme Poverty and Global Terrorism

Linking Extreme Poverty and Global Terrorism | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
Jake Harriman, CEO of Nuru International, discusses how extreme poverty contributes to terrorism and global insecurity.
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Africa: Southern Africa Needs an ECOWAS · Global Voices

Africa: Southern Africa Needs an ECOWAS · Global Voices | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
Following moves by ECOWAS (The Economic Community of West African States) to defend democracy in West Africa Rumbidzai argues that Southern Africa needs an ECOWAS: “The Southern African Development ...
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UAE reports progress against piracy off the Coast of Somalia | RBC ...

Abu Dubai (RBC) The past few months have been marked by continual progress on all fronts of the Contact Group on Piracy of the Coast of Somalia and its Working Groups; this progress has been marked around the four key ...
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AU forces claim Somali rebel bastion seizure

AU forces claim Somali rebel bastion seizure | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
African forces backing Somali government troops say they took control of one of al-Shabab's last strongholds in Somalia.
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Rebel assault on key Mali town

Rebel assault on key Mali town | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
Tuareg rebels in Mali attack the strategic northern garrison town of Gao with heavy weapons, hours after another town, Kidal, fell to their control.
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College Mafia » Traditional Terrorism Studies and Online Terrorism ...

Due to the changing face of terrorism and related threats to the security of the United States, the field of strategic security will continue to hire employees with specific skill sets and knowledge bases to help combat terrorism ...
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Kony Evades Capture in Central Africa Amid Internet Campaign - San Francisco Chronicle

Kony Evades Capture in Central Africa Amid Internet Campaign - San Francisco Chronicle | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
Globe and MailKony Evades Capture in Central Africa Amid Internet CampaignSan Francisco ChronicleMarch 14 (Bloomberg) -- Joseph Kony, the Ugandan warlord who's become the subject of a global social-network campaign, is evading capture amid tensions...
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Egyptians Mark First Anniversary of Uprising

Egyptians Mark First Anniversary of Uprising | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
Tens of thousands of Egyptians have gathered in Cairo's Tahrir Square to mark one year since the start of an uprising that toppled long-time president Hosni Mubarak.Many of those who attended Wednesday's rally called it a celebration of the...
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South Africa's Ireton named head of international editors' forum - Washington Post

South Africa's Ireton named head of international editors' forum - Washington Post | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
South Africa's Ireton named head of international editors' forumWashington PostJOHANNESBURG — A global editors' organization says a South African journalist is the first woman to lead it.
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