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    Militant Islam in Africa

    Witnesses testified at a Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on African Affairs hearing about U.S. policy following the abduction of Nigerian schoolgirls by the Islamist militant group…

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    Violence in the Central African Republic

    Witnesses assessed ongoing violence in the Central African Republic. Earlier in December Christian militias attacked the capital of the Central African Republic, leading to clashes…

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    Terrorist Threat in Somalia

    Witnesses testified about efforts by Somalia, the U.S., and the international community to eliminate terrorist threats to Somalia’s security, such as the al-Qaida affiliated…

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    Political Instability in Mali

    Government officials and policy researchers testified on political instability in Mali. They said Mali was battling three interrelated political, security, and humanitarian crises that…

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    Uganda's Joseph Kony and the Lord's Resistance Party

    Two Ugandans who were abducted by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) testified before a Senate subcommittee on African affairs. One of them Jacob Acaye, was made famous by the Kony…

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    China's Role in Africa

    Witnesses testified on China’s foreign and military aid and political activity in Africa. They talked about the extent to which the U.S. was ceding economic and diplomatic…

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    Drought and Famine in the Horn of Africa

    Witnesses testified about the food and humanitarian crisis in the Horn of Africa. They focused on the impact of a severe drought in Somalia and the plight of refugee camps in Ethiopia…

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    U.S. Policy Toward South Africa

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