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Melkam Gena!

The Strathink Editorial team would like to wish our Christian readers as well as people of all faiths a joyous new year. May 2017 bring peace to a troubled world.

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The Russian Challenge to U.S. Policy in Africa

From Informed Comment Gregory Alonso Pirio and Robert Pittelli | Informed Comment | – – The United States and its Western allies, for the most part, consider the Cold War long over, and with the sanctions levied against Russia in 2014 in response to its confiscation of Crimea from the Ukraine, many in the corridors […]

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Kenya, Ethiopia sign oil pipeline deal

  By AGGREY MUTAMBO Kenya and Ethiopia on Thursday signed a new deal on construction of an oil pipeline. President Uhuru Kenyatta and Ethiopia Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn signed the agreement on the proposed pipeline that would run from Lamu to Addis Ababa. The deal means that the Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia Transport (Lapsset) project launched […]

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Ramadan Mubarak

Strathink would like to wish all of its Muslim readers a blessed Ramadan

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Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield speaks before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on “Terrorism and Instability in Sub-Saharan Africa”

Bureau of African Affairs’ Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield speaks before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on “Terrorism and Instability in Sub-Saharan Africa” on May 10, 2016.

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The Zombie Nation in the Lion’s Den

Center for Policy Analysis and Research By Abdiwahid Abdullahi* April 12, 2016 Since the awakening of the Somali nationalism in 1945 after the defeat of Dervish warriors in the Godan plains of Nugal, the Somalis were dreaming to settle an old grievance that divided the Somali inhabited territories. The arrival of the Europeans had not […]

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Politics and Development in Tanzania: Shifting the Status Quo

From Chatham House Adjoa Anyimadu Research Associate, Africa Programme Tanzania’s leaders will need to increasingly rely on astute policy-making to maintain the country’s unique position in a region with numerous powerful national leaders, writes Adjoa Anyimadu. Magogoni ferry arrives at city full of commuters, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Photo: Charles Bowman/Getty Images. Summary Despite its long-standing […]

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Tanzania’s new president sacks hospital chief after surprise inspection

DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) – Tanzania’s new president sacked the head of the main state hospital after finding patients sleeping on the floor during a surprise visit to the facility, his office said. President John Magufuli also broke up the governing board at Muhimbili National Hospital after discovering the main scanning and diagnostic machines were not […]

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Tanzania’s ruling party wins presidential election, to extend grip on power after 5 decades

by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania – Tanzania’s ruling party has won the country’s presidential election, defeating an opposition alliance that had hoped to end the party’s five-decade grip on power, the country’s election commission announced on Thursday. John Magufuli, the Chama Cha Mapinduzi (Revolutionary Party) candidate, won with 58 per cent of the […]

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Observers to issue first Tanzania poll report

By AFRICAREVIEW.COM | Tuesday, October 27 2015 at 14:12 Workers stack up ballot boxes at a polling station in Dar es Salaam on October 26, 2015. Votes were being counted in what is expected to be Tanzania’s tightest election race ever. PHOTO | AFP Foreign election observers are expected to commend Tanzanian authorities for a […]

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