10. 03. 2014
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Eritrea vs Ethiopia, Northern Sudan vs Uganda proxy and oil wars in South Sudan: Analysts

              Source: anyuakmedia As ongoing fighting in South Sudan shatters any pretence of a ceasefire between government troops and rebels, analysts fear the conflict could engulf the region,...

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10. 02. 2014
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AFRICOM details future missions on the African continent

Source: Marine Corp Times The Marine Corps’ partnerships with African military forces are likely to expand as those nations look to the U.S. for the training and expertise they need to combat violent...

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25. 01. 2014
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Inside Africa kinetic covert ops

Source: Air Force Times Slain diplomats in Benghazi, Libya; a bloody hostage crisis in Algeria; a deadly mall attack in Kenya; and sustained fighting in Mali, Somalia and the Central African Republic. High-profile...

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24. 12. 2013
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The Global Conflicts|Hot Spots to Watch in 2014

The Global Conflicts|Hot Spots to Watch in 2014

Source: The Atlantic As South Sudan, the world’s newest country, veers dangerously close to ethnic civil war, we’re already getting a glimpse of the international crises that could greet us in the new year. Now...

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21. 12. 2013
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South Sudan rebels take their battle to the oilfields

South Sudan rebels take their battle to the oilfields

Source: Independent When South Sudan split from the north almost a decade ago after years of bloody violence, it took much of the region’s oil with it. Yesterday, as international negotiators descended on...

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13. 12. 2013
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U.S. to keep 1,500 troops in Jordan | U.S. Special Forces active in South Sudan, Congo and CAR

U.S. to keep 1,500 troops in Jordan | U.S. Special Forces active in South Sudan, Congo and CAR

Editor’s Note: I have been archiving many articles pertaining to the connection of the Pentagon’s | NATO’s  covert and overt operations in sovereign resource rich  African nations .  The militarized scramble for Africa is nothing more than to...

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08. 11. 2013
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Africa scrambles to build export network for mineral resources

Africa scrambles to build export network for mineral resources

Source: UPI These days, Africa’s buzzing with plans to build railways, highways, pipelines and ports to get the mineral wealth from the states at the heart of the continent, like the Democratic Republic...

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30. 09. 2013
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Meanwhile in Sudan: Fuel riots, a hiring spree of ex-Soviet air mercenaries and preparations for war

Meanwhile in Sudan: Fuel riots, a hiring spree of ex-Soviet air mercenaries and preparations for war

Source: World Tribune The escalating fuel riots in Khartoum, and increasingly in other cities in Sudan, serve as a stark reminder of the inherent fragility and instability of the country. The riots were...

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16. 09. 2013
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Japanese firm to lay a 2,000 km pipeline to export South Sudan and Uganda’s oil via Kenya

Japanese firm to lay a 2,000 km pipeline to export South Sudan and Uganda’s oil via Kenya

Source: Sudan Tribune A Japanese firm is set to lay down 2,000 kilometres of pipeline for oil exports from South Sudan and Uganda via Kenya. Kyodo, a Japanese news agency reported last week...

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13. 09. 2013
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Pentagon’s kinetic operations expands to a four-nation region of Uganda, South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic.

Pentagon’s kinetic operations expands to a four-nation region of Uganda, South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic.

Source: Military Times The Pentagon mission to help four central African nations track warlord Joseph Kony could extend deep into 2015, according to records released Wednesday. As part of Operation Observant Compass, the...

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17. 07. 2013
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China sends infantry troops to Africa

China sends infantry troops to Africa

Source: winnipeg free press For the second time in a little over a year, China has infantry on the ground in Africa, reflecting the Chinese military’s increasingly global presence. Three-hundred ninety-five peacekeepers from the...

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17. 07. 2013
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East Africa: Can Pipeline Dreams Become Reality?

East Africa: Can Pipeline Dreams Become Reality?

Source: Think Africa Press  At the end of June, the presidents of Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda signed amemorandum of understanding regarding the construction of two pipelines across East Africa. One pipeline would connectSouth Sudan with...

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28. 06. 2013
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Obama’s scramble for Africa: US ‘stability’ has ripped Africa apart

Obama’s scramble for Africa: US ‘stability’ has ripped Africa apart

Source: M&G As US President Barack Obama undertakes his second official trip to Africa, although it is the first solely to the continent (South Africa, Senegal and Tanzania are on his itinerary), the...

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03. 05. 2013
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U.S. Security Strategy in South Sudan – an Anti-China Strategy?

U.S. Security Strategy in South Sudan – an Anti-China Strategy?

Source: All Africa The cornerstone of an academic debate which took shape over the last twelve years among Marxist scholars – since the publication of Empire (2000) – focuses on what can be...

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16. 05. 2012
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S.Sudan says aims to obtain anti-aircraft missiles

S.Sudan says aims to obtain anti-aircraft missiles

Source: Khaleej Times South Sudan will soon acquire anti-aircraft missiles to defend its territory against air attacks it says are frequently carried out by warplanes from neighbouring Sudan, the South Sudanese military said...

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12. 05. 2012
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To stop the war on South Sudan, the U.S. should send weapons

To stop the war on South Sudan, the U.S. should send weapons

North and South Sudan are at war. The reasons for the conflict are complex, but the solution is not: To stop the killing, the international community must arm South Sudan. Unlike interventions in...

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23. 04. 2012
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South Sudan Says It Will No Longer Export Oil Through Sudan

South Sudan Says It Will No Longer Export Oil Through Sudan

Source: BW South Sudan’s government will no longer export crude via neighboring Sudan and all future negotiations between the two countries will exclude oil, said Pagan Amum, South Sudan’s chief negotiator. South Sudan...

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