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Is Terrorism in West Africa the New Normal?

Security officials across West Africa are working to rapidly scale up their intelligence sharing capabilities and tighten border security after an alarming week. On Sunday militants affiliated with al-Qaeda's North African branches, AQIM and al Mourabitoun,...
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Another Bad Election in Burundi

Yesterday, amid an ongoing political crisis and unrest, Burundians went to the polls to vote in the country's contentious presidential election. While media reports that at least two people were killed the night before the polls opened, election day came and w...
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A Ticking Time Bomb in Burundi

Burundi is facing its worst, most volatile political crisis since the end of the 12 year civil war in 2005.  By all accounts, Burundi has been making steady social, political and economic progress since the end of the conflict, which killed an estimated 300,00...
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Episode 58: Victor Ochen

Victor Ochen grew up in displaced persons camps in Northern Uganda, fleeing from the Lord's Resistance Army. He emerged from that difficult situation to become a civic leader and peacemaker and this year, he was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for his work...