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The East African Community as the Potential EU of Africa

In a recent opinion piece for the Pambazuka News that was picked up by allafrica.com  Dr. Odomaro Mubangizi writes about the future prospects of the East African Community, which consists currently of  Burundi, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Rawanda, as they were coming … Continue reading

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U.S. Counterterrorism Strategies in Africa

Eric Schmitt wrote an article for the New York Times last week that was entitled, ” U.S. Takes Training Role in Africa as Threats Grow and Budgets Shrink”. In it he describes the military strategy that the U.S. is using … Continue reading

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The Democratizing Characteristics of Art

At the beginning of the year there was an article written on nytimes.com that discussed the Kenyan music/art collective that call themselves Just a Band and how they got their start with a couple music videos they created that went viral throughout … Continue reading

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