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ISS: Firepower won’t restore trust among Kenya’s warring Laikipia communities

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Heavily armed security forces aren’t the answer to a century-old land dispute sparked by the effects of climate change. Clashes in Kenya’s Laikipia County between...

Democracies that fail to act on climate change face ‘existential’ threat

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Climate change poses “an existential challenge” for democratic governments and could lead to more authoritarian rule if efforts to curb global warming founder, fueling...

ISS: Climate change and violence in Africa: no time to lose

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The AU is the first international body to tackle the problem head-on, and it needs global support. Climate change poses serious security threats in Africa....

Triple C threat facing Mozambique

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Conflict, COVID-19 and climate change are, according to the UN Secretary-General, the triple threat currently faced by South Africa’s eastern neighbour. The conflict component of...

Hunger, fear and death – an Ethiopian migrant family’s lot

First, drought in Ethiopia’s Oromiya region destroyed Asha Khalif Ali’s crops and animals. Then her husband and brother were killed in ethnic violence. She...

Drones finding their place in the environment

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Climate change is an irrefutable fact as the globe gets warmer year-on-year. It is therefore crucial to accurately analyse its effects and gather data....

ISS: Climate change is feeding armed conflict in Somalia

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The blast that killed over 350 people and the double car bombing in Mogadishu last October have frustrated Somalia's efforts to build...

UN seeks $2billion for Sahel as migration spectre looms

The United Nations sought on Wednesday a record $2 billion for the Sahel in what a senior UN official said is necessary...

ISS: Think again – Unstable climates make for unstable politics

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El Niño has hit Africa particularly hard this year. The unpredictable weather cycle has been more intense than past iterations, and is...

New UN climate deal struck, critics say gains modest

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Climate negotiators agreed a pact that would for the first time force all the biggest polluters to take action on greenhouse gas...

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SA’s top soldier right on decline upon a decline in the SANDF

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South Africa’s senior soldier – SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief – General Rudzani Maphwanya has it spot on in that the decline upon...