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How African Millennials Can Carry On Nelson Mandela's Legacy

Mandela’s Long Walk to Freedom may be at an end, but ours is just beginning. Here's how we can carry on his legacy.

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Zimbabwe Elections 2013: A Loss For Mugabe May Not Be A Win for Zimbabwe, After All

As Zimbabwe heads to the polls on Wednesday, many in the international community are hoping for an opposition win. This may not necessarily be a good thing for Zimbabwe. Here's why.
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Baga Massacre: 185 Civilian Deaths Prove Nigeria Could Lose Terrorism Battle

More than 185 civilians have been killed in attacks by the Nigerian army in Baga. If this trend continues, Nigeria will lose the battle against terrorism.
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Kenyan Elections 2013: Kenyatta Uhuru Victory is Major Headache For U.S., ICC

Uhuru Kenyatta's electoral victory was upheld by the Kenyan Supreme Court, despite looming ICC human rights charges. This is causing a lot of embarassment for the ICC and the USA.
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Mali War For Freedom Remains a Global Problem

Mali appears ready to begin a new chapter. The future however holds greater challenges than the past.
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Obama vs Romney Foreign Policy: Both Candidates Completely Miss the Mark on Africa Policy

Regardless of who wins in November, Africa can expect US policy over the next four years to be marked by indifference and continuity. Obama has the edge in this area but only slightly.

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Ghana President John Mills Dead: The Saddest Day In Ghana History

Ghana President John Mills passed away yesterday at 68. Reactions to this tragedy leave cause to be hopeful about the future of the nation's democracy.
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Africa's Economy Surges As Middle Class Grows: Can Free Markets Meet Demand?

Companies are scrambling to service Africa’s new consumer class. This is certainly a commendable strategy but investments in Africa should also focus on long term growth.
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Boko Haram Easter Bombing Shows That Nigeria Needs Strong Leadership

To be able to move past the tragedy of the Easter Sunday bombing in Kaduna, Nigeria will need, now more than ever, brave and visionary leadership.
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Ugandan People’s Defense Force Issue a Lingering Question in Kony 2012 Part 2

"Kony 2012: Part II - Beyond Famous" is a tremendous improvement over the first video; but it still leaves a few questions unanswered.
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As Nigerian Poverty and Corruption Soar, Nigeria Must Divorce State from Enterprise to Restore Public Trust

Reports of increasing poverty amidst nominal economic growth point to the fact that Nigeria’s business elite, in collusion with the government has worsened the deficit of trust.

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Boko Haram is Not Nigeria's Major Threat, Lack of Trust in the Government Is

Despite Nigeria's recent troubles, the real threat to the state is a crisis of trust which must be urgently addressed.
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Democracy Failing in Congo: Joseph Kabila and Etienne Tshisekedi Both Claim Presidency

The international community needs to pay attention and respect the will of the Congolese people.
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Africa's Biggest Winners in 2011: Lamido Sanusi, Aliko Dangote, Fatimata Bazeye

A end of year review of the five biggest winners in Africa in 2011, and what they mean for the continent in 2012.
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5 Reasons Why Kenya's Invasion of Somalia is a Mistake

Five reasons why Kenya's invasion of Somalia in pursuit of Al-Shabaab could turn out to be a huge mistake.
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America's Plan In Uganda Is Hardly Humanitarian

President Obama’s decision to send 100 troops into Northern Uganda is about U.S. strategic interests; a true humanitarian intervention would look quite different.