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The Borana and Fur Conflicts: Similar Features, Different Outcomes

The Borana and Fur Conflicts: Similar Features, Different Outcomes   The relatively tranquil settings of the Jebel Mara massive in northern Darfur in western Sudan and the Boran area in southern Ethiopia were profoundly disrupted during the 1980s by prolonged drought, which had persisted with minor interruptions, since 1967. In the past, when faced with […]

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The Nuba conflict in the Sudan

Dr. Mohamed Suliman Chairman, Institute for African Alternatives, London Resource access, identity and armed conflict in the Nuba Mountains Abstract: Since 1987, a violent conflict between the Nuba people of southern Kordofan and government forces supported by indigenous Arab Baggara has been raging in the Nuba Mountains. The armed conflict has brought great misery to […]

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