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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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Rising tide of UK anti-immigrant sentiment
Swathes of the British electorate continue to show discontent with all things European, including immigration.
A glimpse into the universe's oldest galaxies
Astronomers have captured images of primordial galaxies that helped light up the cosmos after the Big Bang.
The photo controversy over indigenous people
Critics assail British photographer's portrayal of indigenous people, but he says he's highlighting their plight.
'We got this, Bob Geldof, so back off'
As Western stars re-release 1980s charity hit, many Africans say it's a demeaning relic that can do more harm than good.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Ferguson exposes a crisis in the US
Jason A Johnson
Iran talks: Hardliners and the shifting deadline
Erdogan says Columbus has no clothes
Merve Sebnem Oruc
Is Erdogan rewriting history?
Michael Brown, racism and America's open casket
What is a Jewish nation state?
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