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Sub-Saharan Conflict Hiatus

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I will be taking a short break from curating Sub-Saharan Conflict. In the interim check out resources from  the United Institute of Peace's free online certificate programs in conflict management http://www.usip.org/academy/online-courses-and-simulations ; and check into other great scoop.it lists curating African Conflict and Conflict Analysis http://www.scoop.it/t/the-new-cold-wars ; http://www.scoop.it/t/conflicts-analysis ; http://www.scoop.it/t/conflicts ;

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Rebels Take Towns in Eastern DR Congo | Africa | World | Epoch ...

Rebels in the Democratic Republic of the Congo took control of several towns in the eastern portion of the country, including the strategic town of Rutshuru.
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Prisoners in Malawi riot, claiming 2 fellow prisoners did not deserve ... - Washington Post

Prisoners in Malawi riot, claiming 2 fellow prisoners did not deserve ... - Washington Post | Sub-Saharan Conflict | Scoop.it
Prisoners in Malawi riot, claiming 2 fellow prisoners did not deserve ...Washington PostZOMBA, Malawi — Officials say rioting prisoners in Malawi briefly stalled the release of convicts who had been granted presidential pardons.and more »...
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Deadly Attacks Hit Nigerian Villages - Wall Street Journal

Deadly Attacks Hit Nigerian Villages - Wall Street Journal | Sub-Saharan Conflict | Scoop.it
NEWS.com.auDeadly Attacks Hit Nigerian VillagesWall Street JournalRaids and reprisal attacks left 58 people dead over the weekend in Christian villages near a Nigerian city where authorities have struggled to contain religious violence, officials ...
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Call for war crimes court to probe Mali - Business Day

Leadership NewspapersCall for war crimes court to probe MaliBusiness DayAt a conference in the Burkina Faso capital, Ouagadougou, the leaders also asked for an end to hostilities between all parties in Mali before the Ramadan month of fasting...
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UN report on Rwanda fuelling Congo conflict 'blocked by US ...

UN report on Rwanda fuelling Congo conflict 'blocked by US ... | Sub-Saharan Conflict | Scoop.it
The United States has been accused of blocking a UN report which examines claims that Rwanda is fuelling a violent rebellion in neighbouring Democratic Republic of the Congo. The Congolese government said the UN ...
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SOMALIA: Islamic Radicals In Retreat - Strategy Page

Heritage.org (blog)SOMALIA: Islamic Radicals In RetreatStrategy PageJune 21, 2012: Al Shabaab has lost its fearsome reputation, and that has proved to be a very costly defeat More local militias are forming to drive out al Shabaab ...Somalia:...
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Boko Haram claims responsibility for Nigeria church bombings - CNN.com

Boko Haram claims responsibility for Nigeria church bombings - CNN.com | Sub-Saharan Conflict | Scoop.it
A militant Islamist group claimed responsibility Monday for fatal bombings the day before at three Christian churches in Nigeria.

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Is there a "Kivu conspiracy" to undermine Congo? Hardly - Christian Science Monitor

Is there a "Kivu conspiracy" to undermine Congo? Hardly - Christian Science Monitor | Sub-Saharan Conflict | Scoop.it
Christian Science MonitorIs there a "Kivu conspiracy" to undermine Congo?
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Killings Of Journalists Is Common Issue In Somalia | Afbakayle

Killings Of Journalists Is Common Issue In Somalia | Afbakayle | Sub-Saharan Conflict | Scoop.it
Last year,around six journalists were killed in Somalia by unknkown gunmen after being attacked in various towns of Somalia while they left from their stations including Farhan James Abdulle,Daljir Radio Reporter at ...
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ICC prosecutor seeks 30-year term for Congolese warlord - The Republic

ICC prosecutor seeks 30-year term for Congolese warlord - The Republic | Sub-Saharan Conflict | Scoop.it
AFPICC prosecutor seeks 30-year term for Congolese warlordThe RepublicAMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga Dyilo, convicted by the International Criminal Court in its first ever ruling, should be sentenced to 30 years in prison for...
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Mali: Dangers of dealing with 'Afghanistan of West Africa' - BBC News

Mali: Dangers of dealing with 'Afghanistan of West Africa' - BBC News | Sub-Saharan Conflict | Scoop.it
BBC NewsMali: Dangers of dealing with 'Afghanistan of West Africa'BBC NewsBy Mark Doyle BBC international development correspondent Governments in West Africa fear both the separatist and the Islamist agendas of rebels in Mali.
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Malawi Police chief warns cops against assaulting suspects - Nyasa Times

Malawi Police chief warns cops against assaulting suspects - Nyasa Times | Sub-Saharan Conflict | Scoop.it
Nyasa TimesMalawi Police chief warns cops against assaulting suspectsNyasa TimesMalawi Police Service, Inspector General (IG) Loti Dzonzi, has warned police officers against use of excessive force on suspects, saying they should professionally...
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Rebels in Congo seize towns abandoned by government forces ...

Rebels in Congo seize towns abandoned by government forces ... | Sub-Saharan Conflict | Scoop.it
Mutineers from the Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday seized control of three towns in the country's eastern Nord-Kivu province, an AFP correspondent reported today. The rebels, known as M23, took Rutshuru and the ...
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Nigeria senator killed at mass burial after ethnic clash - Reuters

AFPNigeria senator killed at mass burial after ethnic clashReutersJOS, Nigeria (Reuters) - A Nigerian senator and several other people were killed on Sunday when gunmen attacked a mass burial for 63 victims of violence the previous day in ethnically...
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Nigeria tottering towards break-up - Adebanjo •Calls for national conference - Nigerian Tribune

Nigeria tottering towards break-up - Adebanjo •Calls for national conferenceNigerian TribuneHe described as fallacy the opinion by some people that the unity of the country was not negotiable, saying, “it is a known historical fact that the...
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Trouble in Timbuktu - Daily Herald

BBC NewsTrouble in TimbuktuDaily HeraldFor more than two decades, Mali has struggled with maintaining a stable democracy.
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Terrorist Attack On Kenyan Churches Leaves At Least 17 Dead - Neon Tommy

Terrorist Attack On Kenyan Churches Leaves At Least 17 Dead - Neon Tommy | Sub-Saharan Conflict | Scoop.it
Neon TommyTerrorist Attack On Kenyan Churches Leaves At Least 17 DeadNeon TommyKenya is a key U.S. ally in fighting terrorism in the area. A U.S. Embassy advisory warned of an imminent attack in Kenya's southern port city of Mombasa.
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Robert Slone's curator insight, October 28, 2014 11:55 AM

I realize that religion is important but when you have to post armed guards at the door ,it might be time to try another avenue to worship.

Brittany Ortiz's curator insight, November 11, 2014 2:46 PM

Wow, so sad to read about. it's crazy the extreme people are going to, to send some kind of message to people. I am awfully sorry for the lives lost at the church and hope that the 60+ wounded will be alright.

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Uganda hosting over 180,00 refugees - New Vision

Uganda hosting over 180,00 refugees - New Vision | Sub-Saharan Conflict | Scoop.it
New VisionUganda hosting over 180,00 refugeesNew VisionThe refugees are mainly from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Rwanda, Burundi and Central African Republic and Pakistan.
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Brittany Ortiz's curator insight, November 11, 2014 2:48 PM

Its great to see how Uganda can help. In one of my classes we learned about the realization of the Democratic Republic of Congo and to see how Uganda can help the thousand of families and bring them to safety is great.

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Analysis: Intervention options in northern Mali - IRINnews.org

Analysis: Intervention options in northern Mali - IRINnews.org | Sub-Saharan Conflict | Scoop.it
Analysis: Intervention options in northern MaliIRINnews.orgBAMAKO, 21 June 2012 (IRIN) - The African Union (AU) and ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States) have been taking a dual-track approach in ...Mali: helping people in the north to...
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Libya weapons funneled to Tuareg rebels in Mali

Libya weapons funneled to Tuareg rebels in Mali | Sub-Saharan Conflict | Scoop.it
SABHA, Libya - Abdallah takes out his pistol and hands it to a friend. He says he is in good company, so he does not need it. Dressed in military camouflage gear and scarves, Abdallah and his...

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Protesters Gather To Demand For Better Governance In Togo ...

Protesters Gather To Demand For Better Governance In Togo ... | Sub-Saharan Conflict | Scoop.it
Protesters have gathered outside Togo capital Lome for the 3rd consecutive day to protest against bad governance and demand new leadership:...
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Malian rebels clash in north as tensions rise - Reuters

Malian rebels clash in north as tensions rise - Reuters | Sub-Saharan Conflict | Scoop.it
AFPMalian rebels clash in north as tensions riseReutersBAMAKO (Reuters) - Fighters from the two main rebel groups occupying northern Mali exchanged fire near the town of Timbuktu on Wednesday, officials and local residents said, highlighting tensions...
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Corruption, Nepotism, Impunity Persist in Liberia, Discloses ICG report - Liberian Daily Observer

Corruption, Nepotism, Impunity Persist in Liberia, Discloses ICG report - Liberian Daily Observer | Sub-Saharan Conflict | Scoop.it
Corruption, Nepotism, Impunity Persist in Liberia, Discloses ICG reportLiberian Daily ObserverDespite marked improvements, numerous grievances that plunged Liberia into bloody wars from 1989 until 2003 still persists, with Liberia still a polarized...
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Police Deploy 140 Peacekeepers to Guinea Bissau - AllAfrica.com

Police Deploy 140 Peacekeepers to Guinea Bissau - AllAfrica.com | Sub-Saharan Conflict | Scoop.it
CHANNELSPolice Deploy 140 Peacekeepers to Guinea BissauAllAfrica.comBy Misbahu Bashir, 11 June 2012 The Nigeria Police have deployed 140 personnel to Guinea Bissau for peacekeeping operations.
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