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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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Terrorism Africa News: Al-Shabaab get twitter account | Terrorism In Africa

Terrorism Africa News: Al-Shabaab get twitter account | Terrorism In Africa | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
Terrorism Africa News: Al-Shabaab get twitter account and has begun to tweet heavily.
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Kenyan troops bogged down in Somalia

Kenyan troops bogged down in Somalia | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
One month into Kenya's military offensive against Somalia's extremist Shebab rebels, troops are bogged down in mud. (Tks @SOASalumni I hadn't seen this yet!
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Piracy in Gulf of Guinea tops Security Council debates - Coastweek

Piracy in Gulf of Guinea tops Security Council debatesCoastweekUNITED NATIONS (Xinhua) -- The UN Security Council on Wednesday held an open debate on the piracy in the Gulf of Guinea , a region rich in energy and mineral resources, turning the...
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President Ernest Koroma takes steps to end the culture of impunity and asks the ICC to monitor the conduct of political parties in Sierra Leone’s upcoming elections

President Ernest Koroma takes steps to end the culture of impunity and asks the ICC to monitor the conduct of political parties in Sierra Leone’s upcoming elections | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
MAKENI, SIERRA LEONE – In furtherance of efforts by government in bringing an end to the culture of impunity in Sierra Leone, President Dr.
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US Tries Women Accused of Funding Somali Terror Group

US Tries Women Accused of Funding Somali Terror Group | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
The trial has begun for two American women charged with raising money and recruiting fighters for the Somali militant group al-Shabab.Jury selection began Monday in the U.S.
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"Robin Hook": The Developmental Effects of Somali Piracy

Naval counter-piracy measures off Somalia have failed to change the incentives for pirates, raising calls for land-based approaches that may involve replacing piracy as a source of income. This paper evaluates the effects of ...
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Pearltrees is a place to collect, organize and share everything you like on the web.
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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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Media Group Says Reporters Face Restrictions in Much of Africa

Media Group Says Reporters Face Restrictions in Much of Africa | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
The Arab Spring appears not to have sprung into sub-Saharan Africa, where journalists face increasing repression while trying to cover anti-government protests.
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SA top tweeter in Africa - Sowetan LIVE

SA top tweeter in Africa - Sowetan LIVE | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
South Africa tweets the most on the African continent with over five million messages sent in the last three months (RT @HarmonixEnt: RT @Khethi: RT @SowetanLIVE: South Africa tweets the most on the African continent
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Gadhafi's arms threaten Africa from the grave

Gadhafi's arms threaten Africa from the grave | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
UNITED NATIONS (AFP) – Muammar Gaddafi's arms stockpiles could remain a threat long after his death, as some are feared to have been sent to Darfur rebels, Al-Qaeda in North Africa and other militants further afield.
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Great Game in the Horn of Africa | Truthout

Great Game in the Horn of Africa | Truthout | African Conflicts | Scoop.it

Make no mistake: the LRA is an abominable threat to the Ugandan people—and to the people of Sudan, South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and the Central African Republic, countries the LRA moves in and out of seeking safe havens.

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A False Foundation? AQAP, Tribes and Ungoverned Spaces in Yemen | Combating Terrorism Center at West Point

A False Foundation? AQAP, Tribes and Ungoverned Spaces in Yemen | Combating Terrorism Center at West Point | African Conflicts | Scoop.it
RT @Brian_Whit: Al-Qaeda, tribes and ungoverned spaces in Yemen: a detailed report from the Combating Terrorism Center at West Point http://t.co/m0uvGvMj...
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Horn of Africa and Wikileaks - Melles Zenawi gets money from Piracy

Thomas C Mountain explains the situation in the Horn of Africa and some diplomatic cables recently released through Wikileaks.
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