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Carol Jean Gallo is a PhD candidate at the University of Cambridge and does research on peace and security in Africa. She keeps a blog at www.usalama.wordpress.com.

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CAR: What’s Religion Got to Do With It?

Identity is more important than Religion in the CAR Crisis

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The Challenge of Neutrality in Reporting on the DRC

A controversy over a new HRW report sparks some questions

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Can Ban Ki Moon’s Visit to Congo Revive Peace Efforts?

A outburst of violence precedes the a deployment of an peacekeeping intervention brigade.

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Getting into the Weeds of the Central African Republic’s Troubles

Our resident regional expert Carol Gallo takes us deep inside the troubles afflicting politics in the Central African Republic. Wonky political analysis to follow!

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Why 2012 Was a Watershed Year for African Women

You may have missed it, but 2012 was a very a big year for African women.

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#SudanRevolts Returns

The deaths of four students at Gezira University spark the renewal of #SudanRevolts protests.

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