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War-ravaged South Sudan struggles to contain AIDS

Juba – Dressed in a flowered African print kitenge and a blue head scarf, Sabur Samson, 27, sits pensively at the HIV centre at Maridi Civil Hospital in South Sudan’s Western Equatoria state. Today she paid 20 South Sudanese pounds (about six dollars) for a bodaboda (motorbike taxi) ride to the centre and will have to skimp on food in the next days.

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Beauty remains amidst struggle; Lives of Congolese refugees in Uganda

For two weeks in October, I worked with a research team from Isis-WICCE to document Congolese women refugees experiences of war. The research is supposed to inform various political efforts to end the conflicts in Eastern DRC.

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Sahel: War and food crisis, the ‘uncomfortable’ guests

Nouakchott (Mauritania), Niamey (Niger) and Bamako (Mali)Sahel region is facing a double crisis. The first one is linked to an armed conflict between Malian military forces and Tuareg rebels in Northern Mali where thousands of people had to flee the area in order to find safe in neighbouring countries. The second is linked to a food crisis that is affecting the whole Sahel belt where people share what they have with the Malian refugees. The Afronline’s report from Mauritania, Niger and Mali.

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Somalia: Rebuilding Among the Rubble

MOGADISHU – With vehicles and donkey carts packed with their belongings, Somalis are returning, four years after they fled, to their partially standing, bullet-scarred and mortar-shelled neighbourhoods in former Al-Shabaab controlled areas of Mogadishu.

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Sudan-South Sudan: what they are saying about the Sudans

NAIROBI – Sudan has long generated a plethora of academic reports and think-tank analyses, especially in times of heightened insecurity and great political moment. Following the country’s division into two states, current conflict in border areas has given rise to a flurry of such documents. What follows is the latest instalment of IRIN’s irregular series of overviews.

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How war boosts Kenya’s regional, global clout

Kenya’s war, and Burundi and Uganda’s aggressive peacekeeping in Somalia, are having a far-reaching and unintended impact inside the East African Community countries. While the three EAC countries all entered troubled Somalia to save it, there are signs that it is Somalia that is changing the way these countries do business at home.

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