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Scramble for natural resources in East and Horn of Africa threatens minorities and indigenous peoples and fuels conflict | Pambazuka

Minority Rights Group International The way of life of minorities and indigenous communities in East and Horn of Africa is under threat as governments and investors expand natural resource extraction on their lands, Minority Rights Group International (MRG) says in its 2012 annual report. State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2012 documents the scale and severity of the ...

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The US Plan to Destabilize Sudan | Counterpunch

As South Sudan implodes in a growing mass insanity of ethnic violence and once again tens of thousands have to flee for their lives the warning signs all point towards the US plan to destabilize Sudan having begun to hit its stride. To start with, the US pays the salaries for the Sudan Peoples Liberation Army (SPLA, the national army ...

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Saving children in the Horn of Africa | Al Jazeera

What can we do, collectively and individually, in response to the famine in the drought-stricken Horn of Africa, which has been called “the most severe food security emergency in the world today”? Since the rains failed in October 2010, famine in Somalia has already caused tens of thousands of deaths, including more than 29,000 children under age five, and is ...

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Drought in Horn of Africa threatens millions | ReliefWeb

The number of people facing severe food shortages is set to increase as the impact of drought, along with high food and fuel prices, continues to grip the Horn of Africa region, FAO warned today. High levels of acute malnutrition are widespread and more than 8 million people in Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia are in need of emergency assistance. ...

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