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US, China and a New Cold War in Africa?

Is the conflict in South Sudan the opening salvo in the battle for a continent? There are plenty of opportunities for both the United States and China in Africa and in South Sudan. But a rivalry between the two powers can only bring trouble.

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Can South Sudan Follow South Africa?

While people around the world are mourning and reflecting on the legacy of Nelson Mandela, the former President of South Africa, and the champion of national reconciliation and forgiveness, South Sudan, the newest African state is descending into deadly political violence with devastating human cost. Indiscriminate killing of civilians, destruction of private properties, and disintegration of security, and armed forces …

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