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Horn of Africa

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The Cipher Brief / CNN / New Europe, 30 May 2017 & 13 July 2017

Edward Paice, Director of Africa Research Institute was interviewed in The Cipher Brief on how Djibouti profits from renting out military bases.
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Statebuilding in the Somali Horn: Compromise, Competition and Representation By Michael Walls

Those wishing to support continued political development in Somali regions should pay greater heed to the historical and cultural context in which it is occurring.
Somalia Briefing: Adeso's Degan Ali
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Somalia Briefing: Threats to food security & remittances

Speakers: Degan Ali (Executive Director, Adeso), Sara Pantuliano (Director, Humanitarian Policy Group, ODI), Abdirashid Duale (Chief Executive, Dahabshiil)
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Rebuilding nursing and midwifery in Somaliland

Somaliland’s maternal, infant and child mortality rates are among the highest in the world. A rudimentary health system collapsed in the final years of the civil war which ended in 1991. Fighting forced the country’s health professionals to leave the country or flee to refugee...
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Patience and Care: Rebuilding nursing and midwifery, in Somaliland By Fouzia Mohamed Ismail

Fouzia Ismail relates what has been done to train a new generation of nurses and midwives, improve standards of patient care and foster regulation of the health sector.
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Princes’ Progress: Reconstruction and authority in Eritrea and Rwanda

While President Paul Kagame’s leadership of Rwanda has been championed as “visionary”, President Isaias Afwerki is accused of transforming Eritrea into a rogue, pariah state. Popular perceptions of these comparable countries have been simplistic – and polarised.