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U.S. Kills Top Qaeda Leader in Southern Somalia (NY Times)
American commandos killed one of the most wanted Islamic militants in Africa in a daylight raid in southern Somalia on Monday, according to American and Somali officials, an indication of the Obama administration

Exodus From North Africa Full of Perils (NY TIMES)

Part of an exodus the Algerian press has dubbed the

Exodus From North Africa Full of Perils (NY TIMES)

Part of an exodus the Algerian press has dubbed the


As a result of the USAID funded Teach Africa


As a result of the USAID funded Teach Africa

Madagascar Power-Sharing Talks to Resume, Doubts Linger (Reuters) Madagascar ‘s political rivals will meet in Mozambique again next week to discuss how to allocate jobs in a power-sharing government they agreed to set up to end months of turmoil.
http://af.reuters.com/article/topNews/idAFJOE57I0DQ20090819?sp=true

China and Congo Change Tack on Deal (Financial Times) China and the Democratic Republic of Congo have agreed to amend the terms of the biggest Chinese investment deal in Africa, which had been blocking Congo’s access to much-needed debt relief, the International Monetary Fund has said
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/ac7fd79c-8c2a-11de-b14f-00144feabdc0.html

Sudan: African-UN Mission Sets Up Unit to Investigate Gender-Based Crimes (UN NEWS)
The police component of the joint African Union-United Nations peacekeeping operation in Darfur has established a special investigations unit to monitor and report on crimes involving sexual and gender-based violence, a prevalent problem in the western Sudanese region.
http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=31790&Cr=Darfur&Cr1=

East Africa: Hague Court Orders Eritrea to Pay Ethiopia for War Damage (Daily Nations) An international panel has ordered both Eritrea and Ethiopia to pay each other damages for the 1989-2000 border war which left more than 80,000 killed
http://allafrica.com/stories/200908190698.html

Family Code Gets Nudge, But Women Seek a Push (NY Times) Despite an important reform of Morocco

Madagascar Power-Sharing Talks to Resume, Doubts Linger (Reuters) Madagascar ‘s political rivals will meet in Mozambique again next week to discuss how to allocate jobs in a power-sharing government they agreed to set up to end months of turmoil.
http://af.reuters.com/article/topNews/idAFJOE57I0DQ20090819?sp=true

China and Congo Change Tack on Deal (Financial Times) China and the Democratic Republic of Congo have agreed to amend the terms of the biggest Chinese investment deal in Africa, which had been blocking Congo’s access to much-needed debt relief, the International Monetary Fund has said
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/ac7fd79c-8c2a-11de-b14f-00144feabdc0.html

Sudan: African-UN Mission Sets Up Unit to Investigate Gender-Based Crimes (UN NEWS)
The police component of the joint African Union-United Nations peacekeeping operation in Darfur has established a special investigations unit to monitor and report on crimes involving sexual and gender-based violence, a prevalent problem in the western Sudanese region.
http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=31790&Cr;=Darfur&Cr1;=

East Africa: Hague Court Orders Eritrea to Pay Ethiopia for War Damage (Daily Nations) An international panel has ordered both Eritrea and Ethiopia to pay each other damages for the 1989-2000 border war which left more than 80,000 killed
http://allafrica.com/stories/200908190698.html

Family Code Gets Nudge, But Women Seek a Push (NY Times) Despite an important reform of Morocco

Ripples of Dispute Surround Tiny Island in East Africa (NY Times)

This little island doesn

Ripples of Dispute Surround Tiny Island in East Africa (NY Times)

This little island doesn

On Tuesday, July 28, 2009 The Africa Society celebrated the culmination of the USAID-funded Teach Africa