South Sudanese families pushed to the brink

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Peter Louis

As a result of the ongoing conflict, skyrocketing inflation and collapsed markets are pushing people in South Sudan to breaking point as the political deadlock enters its 16th month, families facing their second ‘lean season’ since fighting began, international agency Oxfam warned today.

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Afro-xenophobic violence in South Africa and the call of history

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Nana Arhin Tsiwah

The recent spate of xenophobic violence in South Africa prompted me to write the following historical piece and why it is relevant to relate ideologically to the Cold War (1945-1989/90) and its consequent, the apartheid system. It is unfortunate that many black foreigners in South Africa, in spite of the country’s diversity, are seen as aliens, this article focusing in particular on Ghanaians.

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