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Five Words Making Headlines In The Security Sphere You Need To Know This April
Five Words Making Headlines In The Security Sphere You Need To Know This April
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Tuesday, 18 April 2017
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Five Words Making Headlines In The Security Sphere You Need To Know This April

  The year thus far has been heated, leaders across the globe have been rather careless with their words and a definite rise in the nationalism and the need to identify with one’s own. Social media’s role has taken a new bold stance in international...

Five biggest security threats facing the world
Five biggest security threats facing the world
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Tuesday, 14 February 2017
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Five biggest security threats facing the world

Natasha Ezrow, University of Essex This has been a remarkably violent year – and many of the worst threats to human security that have dogged people all over the globe are no less a problem than they were a year ago. . 1: Civil conflict...

Elvis Ngolle Ngolle’s Propaganda on Al Jazeera Genocidal!
Elvis Ngolle Ngolle’s Propaganda on Al Jazeera Genocidal!
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Friday, 27 January 2017
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Elvis Ngolle Ngolle’s Propaganda on Al Jazeera Genocidal!

  This Pain is too much to bear! Have you ever been angry you feel like crying? That’s me at the moment I’m writing this. I guess you are wondering what might have stirred such mixed emotions within me! Here is why. In its Preamble,...

7 conflicts to watch in Africa in 2017
7 conflicts to watch in Africa in 2017
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Friday, 27 January 2017
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7 conflicts to watch in Africa in 2017

The world has roughly 3 million refugees; two-thirds of which hail from and are hosted by African countries this is based on the most recent reports by the UNHCR (Wilhelm, 2016). It doesn’t also come as a shock when you catch one off-guard and ask...

Lessons from the Gambia for Africa’s Power Mongers
Lessons from the Gambia for Africa’s Power Mongers
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Monday, 23 January 2017
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Lessons from the Gambia for Africa’s Power Mongers

“…Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely…” These words of the 19th Century English Catholic Historian Sir John Dalberg-Acton continue to provide invaluable insights for our understanding of some African leaders. While both traditional...

Trump’s Africa: Security Policies Under Trump’s Leadership
Trump’s Africa: Security Policies Under Trump’s Leadership
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Tuesday, 22 November 2016
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Trump’s Africa: Security Policies Under Trump’s Leadership

Many reports say that this is even bigger than controversial Brexit. The election of President Trump has come as a shock to many in a poll-defying relentless race to the white house that at one point seemed nearly impossible to win. With riots sprouting all...

Porous Borders, Bad Economy and Corruption Have Made Kenya A Sitting Target For Al-Shabaab
Porous Borders, Bad Economy and Corruption Have Made Kenya A Sitting Target For Al-Shabaab
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Tuesday, 12 April 2016
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Porous Borders, Bad Economy and Corruption Have Made Kenya A Sitting Target For Al-Shabaab

The tragic Garissa University College attack in Kenya on April 2 led to 147 deaths and a global outpouring of shock and sympathy. But it didn’t approach the intense level of commentary—from journalists and world leaders alike. To put this tragedy in context, it’s...

Who Killed South Sudan?
Who Killed South Sudan?
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Saturday, 19 March 2016
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Who Killed South Sudan?

South Sudan is like a battered child, cast out into the heat of the desert where the hot sun literally fries her...

What Happens After?
What Happens After?
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Wednesday, 14 October 2015
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