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Africa Last Updated: Jun 29, 2022 - 12:30:27 PM


Africa
How Patrice Lumumba’s assassination drove student activism, shaping the Congo’s futurer
During a recent visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), King Philippe of Belgium made a speech to the national parliament in Kinshasa expressing his “deepest regrets” for the exploitation and oppression of Belgian colonialism.

Jun 20, 2022 - 11:20:59 AM

Africa
Russia's Escalating Influence in Africa
"Russia relies on a series of asymmetric (and often extralegal) measures for influence—mercenaries, arms-for-resource deals, opaque contracts, election interference, and disinformation." — Joseph Siegle, Director of Research at the Brookings Institution's Africa Center for Strategic Studies, February 2, 2022.

Jun 20, 2022 - 11:14:53 AM

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New Alignments Emerge Among Al-Qaeda’s West African Affiliates
In late 2021, al-Qaeda’s Nigerian affiliate, Ansaru, pledged allegiance to al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), which formalized the relationship between the groups that had existed since AQIM permitted Ansaru to break from Boko Haram in 2012 (Twitter/@G88Daniele, January 2). Ansaru’s founders, who had trained with AQIM in the 2000s, e

Jun 17, 2022 - 11:26:40 AM

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UN-Brokered Talks on Libya Elections Resume in Cairo
Libyan officials returned to the Egyptian capital Sunday for a third round of talks on constitutional amendments for elections. The North African nation once again finds itself at a political impasse with two rival administrations claiming legitimacy.

Jun 13, 2022 - 10:02:54 AM

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Nigeria: Road Warriors And Highway Robbery
In the north there is yet another crisis for the federal government to mismanage in a spectacular and embarrassing fashion.

Jun 10, 2022 - 1:56:26 PM



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