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In the wake of a complex civil war like the one that ravaged Darfur, it is easy to lose hope of a return to normalcy. But the odds of claiming a peaceful Darfur never looked promising, says our managing editor Tsedale Lemma Ed’s note: This story was first published in  …

Ethiopia’s recent military strike against rebel-controlled outposts inside Eritrea sent a signal of yet another full-blown war in the making. All things can happen but that, says Tsedale Lemma For the leaders of two countries who embraced war as their best resort to get desperately needed power there is nothing …

A chain of constitutional breach and dishonesty are threatening a rare democracy in Africa  Yordanos Gouhse, Accra, Ghana   In an unfortunate turn of events, the 85-year-old Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade broke his own promise, made in 2000, to leave office after the first two terms of his presidential tenure …