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News September 2017

ISIS Might be Defeated but the Challenge for Iraq is Just Beginning.

The Iraqi army and the various militias that support it, have stormed the town of Ayadiya, about 15 kilometers north of Tel Afar. This is the last Islamic State (IS) stronghold in the governorate (province) of Nineveh. Nineveh province, whose capital is Mosul, was once best known for its Assyrian ruins, in the north of…

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Africa. Urban Conflicts Scenarios.

Analysts said that in the future conflicts (especially internal wars) will be fought more and more in urban areas. How are governments, international institutions ready to answer to these new challenges? How will urbanization impact on security in Africa? On a geopolitical level one of the major ongoing trends worldwide is urbanisation. And that is…

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Peru. Kuczynski, One Year Later. A Little To Show.

President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski completed the first year of his term on July 28, with little to show. Corruption, an economy in recession, social conflicts and a hostile Congress has taken its toll. His popularity has fallen from 61 percent when he first took office, to 32 percent right now. “In our first year the…

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Advocacy

Emigration and the Young African.

Advocacy is about politics and change, values and beliefs, consciousness and knowledge. It is about building democratic organizations and expanding citizens’ skills to understand how…

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Baobab

Hare and the Corn Bins.

In the old days, all the animals used to make farms like men do today. They hoed the ground, planted the seed, harvested the grain and…

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Youth & Mission

Five Ways To Reduce Our Reliance On Plastic.

Plastic is so prevalent in our lives that we don’t even notice it anymore. It is convenient. It is cheap. It is ubiquitous. The unfortunate truth…

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