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An International Side to War in Africa

Dr. Tukufu Zuberi | Posted 11.20.2011 | Black Voices
Dr. Tukufu Zuberi

I recently tried to explain to a friend why Africa had so much war from a combination of domestic and international pressures. The domestic African causes of war are obvious; however, it was difficult to explain the international roots.

Shell Shuts Down Nigerian Oil Field After Attack

AP | EDWARD HARRIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LAGOS, Nigeria — Militants in speedboats raided an oil installation off Nigeria's southern coastline on Thursday, forcing Royal Dutch Shell to s...