Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs

By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 16th, 2012
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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The United States is considering a troubling plan, intervention in the West African state of Mali to deal with its internal problems. In March the civilian government of Mali, a landlocked country with 16 million people, was overthrown in a military coup led by a U.S.-trained ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jun 13th, 2012
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Mogadishu – Mogadishu is losing a label it never wanted in the first place: The World’s Most Dangerous City. The seaside Somali capital is enjoying a peace that, except for the infrequent attack, has lasted the better part of a year. Somalis who fled decades of war are coming back, as are...
By benim
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Dec 8th, 2010
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Kenya could descend into violence worse than the 2008 post-election crisis unless rampant corruption in the ruling elite is tackled, the US ambassador to Kenya has warned in a report to Washington. Michael Ranneberger’s cable, written in January, is scathing about efforts to reform the politica...