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  1. The Criminalization of the State in Africa
    The growth of fraud and smuggling on a major scale, the plundering of natural resources, the privatisation of state institutions, the development of an economy of plunder, the growth of private armies—all of these features of... Learn More
    Published: 6th April 2009
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  2. Becoming Somaliland
    In 1991, the leaders of the Somali National Movement and elders of the northern Somali clans proclaimed the new Republic of Somaliland. Since then, in contrast to the complete collapse of Somalia, Somaliland has successfully managed... Learn More
    Published: 20th May 2008
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  3. Gender and Genocide in Burundi
    Burundi, like Rwanda, Congo, and Uganda, is linked to patterns of recurrent genocidal violence that have shaped events in the African Great Lakes region. In Gender and Genocide in Burundi, Patricia O. Daley argues that sexual... Learn More
    Published: 20th May 2008
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  4. Guns and Governance in the Rift Valley
    Recent estimates indicate that more than 640 million small arms and 16 billion rounds of ammunition circulate the globe yearly. In North East Africa and the Rift Valley, the flow of arms has been particularly heavy and has led... Learn More
    Published: 20th May 2008
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  5. Undermining Development
    Why haven’t development programs sponsored by local NGOs been more effective in Africa? In this careful study of NGOs in three African countries—Zimbabwe, Tanzania, and Senegal—Sarah Michael exposes reasons why successful,... Learn More
    Published: 8th February 2005
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  6. Somalia
    In the wake of the collapse of the Somali government in 1991, a "second" or "informal" economy based on trans-border trade and smuggling is thriving. While focusing primarily on pastoral and agricultural markets, Peter D. Little... Learn More
    Published: 30th October 2003
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  7. Letting Them Die
    In the old South Africa we killed people. Now we’re just letting them die." —Pieter Dirk Uys, South African satiristToday in South Africa, HIV/AIDS kills about 5 in 10 young people. Many of the victims are miners and commercial... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2003
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  8. Congo-Paris
    Congo-ParisTransnational Traders on the Margins of the LawJanet MacGaffey and Rémy Bazenguissa-GangaGlobalization as practiced by Congolese traders who operate a thriving second economy linking Central Africa and Europe.Congo-Paris... Learn More
    Published: 22nd July 2000
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