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Detention centre in Libya. (Photo/IRIN).

In A Reversal Of Migration Trends, 1,700 Sudanese Refugees Leave Libya For Niger, Some Arrested

There are fears that intensified conflict in southern Libya could lead to a large scale displacement crisis in northern Niger


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Watching Ethiopia And Eritrea: Will The Two Bald Men Stop Fighting Over A Comb Soon?

The big question now is whether Abiy will pull Ethiopian troops from land around the frontier town of Badme, which an international commission in 2003 determined belonged to Eritrea.


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Riek Machar and President Salva Kiir: out of step and at war. (Photo/UNMISS).

A Grim Anniversary: South Sudan’s Unending War Is A Horror Show Like Few Others

7.6 million people need assistance for their day-to-day survival; 2.1 million have fled as refugees in neighbouring states; 1.9 million are displaced within South Sudan; 4.8 million are severely food insecure.


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The Nile cuts through Cairo and it's virtually Egypt's only source of fresh water. (Photo/CTSNOW/Flickr).

Over 300 Million Rely On It: Why The 11 Nations That Depend On The Nile Need To Reach A River Deal Soon

More than 80% of the water reaching Egypt comes from the Blue Nile which originates in Ethiopia.


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The music is no longer playing in South Sudan. (Photo/UNMISS/Flickr).

About Jaw-Jaw And War War In Long-Suffering South Sudan

Although the big tent worked in the early days of independence when President Salva Kiir could buy off opponents, it is now failing, as the economy flat-lines.