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COMMENT: Don’t dismiss Trump on Africa

COMMENT: By Aubrey Hruby Regardless of its professed lack of interest, the day-to-day workings of U.S.  bureaucracy mandate an African strategy The United States under President Donald Trump will still have an Africa policy. This goes against the popular view that an inward-looking Trump administration will ignore African countries and …

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Trump: Africa shouldn’t out

COMMENT: By John Campbell It’s boring bureaucrats, not his Twitter feed, that will shape his administration’s Africa policy President Donald Trump has not said much about Africa, but judging by his explosive Twitter feed, he is no great admirer of the continent. He has called South Africa a “total – …

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COMMENT: Water as a force for peace

  COMMENT: By Sundeep Waslekar Countries that share riparian systems need regional security arrangements to preserve it The changing of the guard on the 38th floor of the United Nations building in New York, with António Guterres taking over for Ban Ki-moon as UN Secretary-General, has taken place at a …

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COMMENT: Impoverished opposition can’t win

COMMENT: By Morris DC Komakech Mwenda’s targeting Besigye ignores reality that political power aligns with economic interests and vice versa In the last few weeks, our political space is simply polluted by a lackadaisical analysis of politics and the space causing forces that shape those spaces. Andrew Mwenda’s cruel targeting …

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COMMENT: Mwenda’s attack on Besigye

COMMENT: By Emmanuel Mukama Why should he expect “stupid and mentally retarded” FDC supporters to be as equally reflective as he? On the night of December 30, 2016, I received recordings of the 93.3 FM radio Hot Seat talk show hosted by renowned journalist Andrew Mwenda. I listen to these …

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COMMENT: South Sudan’s puppet master

  COMMENT: By Duop Chak Wuol How Museveni diplomatically outsmarted the U.S’s Obama on his role in war-torn nation President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni of Uganda is the epitome of a Pan-Africanist. He is known for threatening Western leaders whenever his strong-man mentality comes under attack. He has outsmarted the USA …

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COMMENT: The plant-based solution to hunger

 COMMENT: By Barbara Unmüßig Poverty, malnutrition, and hunger must be recognised as a result of politics, not scarcity The way people eat in the industrialised world is unhealthy, unjust, and unsustainable. Far too much of the meat consumed is produced under questionable ecological, ethical, and social conditions. And now that …

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