Category Archives: Africa

Sep 23 2014

The Hydra Effect of Terrorism and Al Shabab

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By Martha Molfetas, Researcher and Writer currently based in London.   Within days of the targeted killing of Al Shabab leader, Ahmed Abdi Godane, the group had appointed a new leader, Ahmed Umar Abu Ubaidah. In spite of governmental efforts … Continue reading

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Feb 10 2014

2014 LSE Africa Summit: A Call Home

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In the first of a series of posts on African entrepreneurship in the lead-up to the inaugural LSE Africa Summit, LSE’s Preston Ideh details how the organisers of the Africa Summit are embracing their role as entrepreneurs. African entrepreneurship is … Continue reading

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Jan 21 2014

Egypt: Towards an Algerian Scenario

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By Dalia Ghanem-Yazbeck, research analyst at the Carnegie Middle East Center.   It is hard to watch the events unfolding in Egypt today without drawing a parallel with the Algerian situation in 1990. The images of demonstrations and clashes between … Continue reading

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