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Omar al-Bashir faces uneasy times.

With Real Inflation Possibly 50%, Sudan’s Widening Bread Price Protests May Not End Soon

Bread prices more than doubled earlier in January following a jump in the cost of flour.


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Sa'di, a five year old girl injured in the Mogadishu attack on October 14, is tended to by her mother at Medina Hospital in Mogadishu. (Photo/Tobin Jones/UN).

2017 Set New Record For Civilian Deaths In Conflict: Somalia Had Worst Incident With 512 Killed By Truck Bomb

Civilian deaths in both Syria and Iraqincreased by over 50%. However,civilian deaths in Somalia increased by 200%, with a surge in IED attacks by militant group al-Shabaab.


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Desolate lands. (Photo/Caritas International/Flickr).

The Worst Drought In Living Memory: Drying Out And Dying Out In Kenya’s Turkana

One local official said half a million head of livestock had succumbed to thirst, hunger, and disease, leaving many herders destitute.


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Donald Trump. (Photo/Gage Skidmore/Flickr).

Eight Months In, Donald Trump Is Absent On Africa – And That Might Be A Good Thing

Trump is ceding decades of bi-partisan engagement, ignoring the strategic importance of Africas youth bulge, and throwing away its soft power which is being eagerly picked up by China.