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Why Cuban hero attracted Africa and repelled the North.

As Fidel Castro, who died on November 25 aged 90, is laid to rest in Cuba today, Africa will be saying goodbye to a liberator and a friend. Castro epitomised the defiance of the global South against the global hegemony of the North. In the version of the global North, Castro’s legacy is that of a proxy of the Soviet Union during the Cold War and an authoritarian whose one-party ...
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Africa Security Trends: Terrorism in Kenya (2015 Report)

API launches a new report, Africa Security Trends: Terrorism in Kenya (2015 Report). The report argues that although terrorist attacks have declined significantly, the country is still under threat from Al-Shabaab extremists in Somalia ...
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Kenya’s Emergence as a Global Investment Hub

Choices have consequences” was the mantra that Jubilee administration faced after clinching power in the hotly contested 2013 Kenyan general elections. The main leaders of the administration faced charges by the ICC which brought with it a cold treatment from ...
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