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18 April 2015 16:55 (South Africa)
Africa

Goma falls - memories of a botched DRC road trip

  • Kevin Bloom & Richard Poplak
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By Simon Allison

Meanwhile, in the Central African Republic…


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By International Crisis Group

Revenge, irredentism, recruitment: Al-Shabaab’s Kenyan ambitions


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By Simon Allison

So much for Ubuntu: A devastating week for Africans on the move


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By Simon Allison

Can the IMF save Ghana’s currency?


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By GOOD GOVERNANCE AFRICA

The egg and the stone: The more things change in Mali, the more they remain the same




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By FARZANA PALEKER & KAYUM AHMED

Cairo to the Cape Flats: Destination Khartoum


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By Simon Allison

Analysis: Kenya's Dadaab, the world’s largest refugee camp, isn’t going anywhere yet


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By KINGSLEY KIPURY & SIMON ALLISON

John Githongo on Garissa: Kenya’s corrupt chickens have come home to roost


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By LOUISE REDVERS

Analysis: Do sovereign wealth funds make sense for Africa?


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By Simon Allison

In Pretoria, Zuma brings Mugabe in from the cold


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By Richard Poplak

Flying high: A history of presidential jets in Africa




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By Simon Allison

Somaliland: Losing patience in the world’s most unlikely democracy


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By Simon Allison

Analysis: Why does Kenya’s counter-terrorism strategy keep failing?


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By FARZANA PALEKER & KAYUM AHMED

Cairo to the Cape Flats: The Journey Begins


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By Simon Allison

Buhari wins: A huge step in the right direction for Nigeria


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By Simon Allison

Analysis: Kenyatta’s corrupted corruption probe


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By Simon Allison

Nigeria decides: So far, so good




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By Mercedes Sayagues

Review: The book about Angolan blood diamonds that landed Rafael Marques in court


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By International Crisis Group

Q&A: More things you need to know about Nigerian elections


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By MARTIN KIMANI

Op-Ed: Princes versus the Liberals, and the fate of negotiated peace


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By Michael J. Jordan

Op-ed: Lesotho's continuing criminal cover-up


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By International Crisis Group

Q&A: Tunisia’s grand compromise faces its biggest test


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By Ndapwa Alweendo

What about Namibia? Challenging SA’s monopoly on Apartheid’s legacy




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By Simon Allison

A beginner’s guide to the Nigerian elections


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By Simon Allison

Meskel Square, Addis Ababa: Worshipping at the temple of long-distance running


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By AFRICA CHECK

Africa Check Factsheet: Conflict-related deaths in sub-Saharan Africa


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By Mercedes Sayagues

Shot down in the streets: Maputo’s mafia-style killings


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By Simon Allison

Investing in Nigeria: It’s just too big to ignore


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By AFRICA CHECK

AfricaCheck: Is the APC really the face of 'change' in Nigeria?




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