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Water Woes Risk Boosting al-Shabaab and Derailing Elections In Somalia

Courtesy of STRATFOR (subscription required), a look at how water and food shortages are being exploited by al-Shabaab to derail planned elections: Widespread food and water shortages in Somalia risk boosting al-Shabaab’s recruitment efforts and, in turn, its ability to conduct more terrorist attacks against politicians that could derail long-awaited elections and further undermine the […]

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Historic Drought Looms for 20M People In Horn of Africa

Courtesy of National Geographic, an article on the historic drought impacting 20 million living in Horn of Africa: As many as 20 million people in four African countries are facing extreme hardship and food shortages as an exceptionally long and severe drought grips the eastern Horn of Africa. Three rainy seasons in a row have […]

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