A Blueprint for Peace

A Blueprint for Peace

The AU’s African Peace and Security Architecture Must Overcome Challenges to Fulfill Its Mission By Tim Murithi/Institute For Justice And Reconciliation Tim Murithi, Ph.D., is…

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Where Am I?

Where Am I?

CLUES Founded at the beginning of the 1st millennium B.C., this city started out as a Phoenician port. The city had existed for more than…

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Avoiding Another Crisis in the Central African Republic

Avoiding Another Crisis in the Central African Republic

The sectarian violence in the Central African Republic has uprooted nearly 1 million people, and it is estimated that 2.2 million, about half the population,…

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Floating School Brings Hope to ‘Venice of Africa’

Floating School Brings Hope to ‘Venice of Africa’

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Makoko, Nigeria, known as the “slum on stilts” and the “Venice of Africa,” hopes a new floating school will create a better future…

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Robots Direct Traffic in DRC’s Capital

Robots Direct Traffic in DRC’s Capital

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Can robots ease traffic chaos in the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo? A small cooperative, which developed the solution and…

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Man Poised to be First Black African in Space

Man Poised to be First Black African in Space

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Mandla Maseko, 25, of the Mabopane district near Pretoria, South Africa, will fly 103 kilometers into space in 2015 after winning a competition…

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The Power of People

The Power of People

Taking Time to Engage Civilian Leaders Can Build Partnerships that Enhance Security The village of Gofat spreads out beyond the rocky crags that punctuate the…

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Everyday Allies

Everyday Allies

A Nigerien Colonel Stresses the Importance of Civilian Help in the Fight Against Extremism ADF STAFF Col. Mahamane Laminou Sani is director of military intelligence…

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Casevac Training Pays Off in Niger

Casevac Training Pays Off in Niger

Cessna 208 Flight Crews Use New Skills to Save a Life ADF STAFF The annual Festival de L’Aïr in Iférouane, Niger, draws crowds from throughout…

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In Central African Republic, A Crisis for Children

In Central African Republic, A Crisis for Children

Adf staff A young boy sits on a stool, stares at a chalkboard, and writes in his notebook. His classroom is the porch of a home…

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