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The illegitimacy of the institutional infrastructure supporting African land grab: unexposed issues

The illegitimacy of the institutional infrastructure supporting African land grab: unexposed issues

The legacy of European colonization had a profound impact on government institutions of African countries.

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Food and Water for Sale:  The Impact of Land Grabs on the Right to Food in Africa

Food and Water for Sale:  The Impact of Land Grabs on the Right to Food in Africa

Africans are no strangers to the issue of food and water insecurity, and land grabs only serve to exacerbate these insecurities on the continent

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Land Grabs and the Continued Fight for African Economic Self-determination

Land Grabs and the Continued Fight for African Economic Self-determination

For the majority of Africans, their economic livelihoods are tied directly to the land on which they live.  When Africans are forced to ....

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African Land ‘Grabs’ and the Growing International Food Crisis

African Land ‘Grabs’ and the Growing International Food Crisis

The World Bank (and the IFC), instead of protecting the livelihoods of the most vulnerable, is acting more like a broker for large international agribusinesses and corrupt governments, .....

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The Uncertain Future of a Nation: What Will Become of Western Sahara?

The Uncertain Future of a Nation: What Will Become of Western Sahara?

The United Nations Mission for the Referendum on the Status of Western Sahara (MINURSO) was created with the purpose to set up a referendum through which the Sahrawi could determine whether …

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Showdown at The Hague: Tens of thousands to support the former Pr. Laurent Gbagbo of Cote d’Ivoire

Showdown at The Hague: Tens of thousands to support the former Pr. Laurent Gbagbo of Cote d’Ivoire

On June 18th, 2012, tens of thousands of people traveled anyway to the ICC to express their support to the former President of Cote d’Ivoire Laurent GBAGBO.

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Egypt 2012  Presidential elections results:  Run-off on June 16 and 17th, 2012

Egypt 2012 Presidential elections results:  Run-off on June 16 and 17th, 2012

Egypt 2012 Presidential election: Ahmed Shafik and Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohamed Morsi to face each other on June 16 and 17th, 2012.

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What the Coup d’État in Mali Teaches Us

What the Coup d’État in Mali Teaches Us

A military coup, led by the US trained Captain Amadou Sanogo, overthrew the democratically elected president of Mali, Amadou Toumani Touré

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