Special Report


The soldiers without enough weapons to fight jihadists

The ugly truth of Nigeria's battle against terrorism

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Africa Cup of Nations: Does size matter?By PIERS EDWARDS | Tuesday, January 20  2015 at  16:05

Cape Verde - known as the Blue Sharks - are ranked 40th in the world. PHOTO | BBC |

Cape Verde, Burkina Faso and Zambia prove that football is not just about size

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CAR data - a crisis in numbersBy | Tuesday, January 13  2015 at  14:26

Anti-balaka militia in the Central African Republic. PHOTO / IRIN |

Violence has persisted despite many ceasefire declarations

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Zambian election: Five things you need to knowBy NOMSKA MASEKO | Monday, January 19  2015 at  10:44

Guy Scott was barred from contesting the election. PHOTO | BBC |

Some odd trends of the country's polls

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Sugar, maize imports to test Uhuru’s EAC integration plan By MWANIKI WAHOME | Tuesday, January 13  2015 at  14:22

Trucks form a queue at the Kenya National Cereal and Produce Board Eldoret depot to as farmers deliver maize on December 19, 2014. PHOTO | JARED NYATAYA |

Price wars that could disadvantage Kenyan farmers

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Five wars poised to define peace, security in East Africa in 2015By PETER KAGWANJA | Sunday, January 11  2015 at  16:37

Jogging in Burundi's Bujumbura city. The country's election is one of the tricky issues the region must deal with in 2015 PHOTO | FILE. |

Terrorism, elections and several transitions

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