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Obama's Africa rhetoric: Beware!
President Obama's symbolic visit to Africa will not usher any paradigm-shifting policies, writes Abdi Samatar.
Abdi Ismail Samatar
Last updated: 27 Jun 2013 12:24 GMT
Architectures of violence: Famine and profits
The widespread scarcity of food is mistakenly viewed as a crime without a culprit.
Last updated: 16 Aug 2011 08:21 GMT
Dual track policy in Somalia misses the point
The US approach to statebuilding has inadvertantly led to more clan divisions, but youth groups are pressing for unity.
Afyare Abdi Elmi
Last updated: 09 Jun 2011 14:12 GMT
Al-Shabab: A regional threat?
We ask if the group is taking its fight beyond Somalia and into the Horn of Africa.
Last updated: 22 Jul 2010 07:55 GMT
Somaliland vs Somalia
Why has Somaliland succeeded while mainland Somalia tops the list of failed states?
Last updated: 24 Jun 2010 12:39 GMT
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Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Islamic State fears take hold in Netherlands
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Interactive: Drawdown in Afghanistan
Take an immersive look at the challenges facing the war-torn country as US troops begin their withdrawal.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Confidence men and their masquerade
Mysteries linger over Westgate Mall attack
Neoliberal rape in Spain
Is Britain only for the rich?
Climate activism: A change in approach?
Scotland and other nation-states that would be
In Pictures: Mexico on severe weather alert
Less than a week after the category three storm hit Baja California, Tropical Storm Polo narrowly misses the peninsula.
In Pictures: Lebanon's dying fishing industry
Plagued by pollution, over-fishing and rapid development along the coast, Lebanon's fishermen struggle to make a living.
In Pictures: Sierra Leone's Ebola survivors
Survivors of the disease are often stigmatised after they return to their communities.
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