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Prof. Ahmed I Samatar: “Decolonisation in Somaliland on 26 June 1960 in historical perspective”

On 26 June 2018, the 58th anniversary of Somaliland's independence, Professor Ahmed I Samatar placed that event in historical context and considered its relevance today.
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DR Congo: Six reasons why President Joseph Kabila will not relinquish power on 23 December 2018 By Alex Ntung

National elections are scheduled for 23 December 2018 in the Democratic Republic of Congo. It is likely that Joseph Kabila, who has managed to delay polls since his mandate ended in 2016, will continue to do so.
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Launch of Somaliland International Observation Mission final report 15 March 2018

Speakers: Michael Walls (chief observer), Susan Mwape, Ahmed Farag, Conrad Heine, Carrie Goggin, Andrea Klingel
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Somaliland – the presidential election and after 19 January 2018

Speakers: HE Dr Sa’ad Ali Shire (Minister of Foreign Affairs, Somaliland) – from 4.45 mins on the podcast Dr Michael Walls (International Election Observation Mission) – from 19.00 mins on the podcast Nimco Ali (co-founder of Daughters of Eve and civic activist) – from 40.10 mins...
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2018: Elections in Africa ARI's interactive election resource

At least 5 sub-Saharan African nations are due to hold presidential or general elections in 2018. Check out our expert briefings and reading material on our interactive elections resource map.
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The geopolitics of African urban transformation by Tom Goodfellow

Tom Goodfellow reflects on how geopolitics is shaping Africa's urban transformation and what that might me for the future of cities on the continent
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Al-Jazeera, 22 November 2017

Nick Branson provided live reaction to Emmerson Mnangagwa’s first public appearance since returning to Zimbabwe, ahead of his inauguration as president.
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Deutsche Welle, 17 November 2017

In this French interview, Nick Branson explained the control of Zimbabwe’s armed forces over state-owned enterprises and the country’s diamond mines.