Day: May 2, 2013

Thursday Morning Linkage

Here is your Thursday Morning Linkage. Back on the Africa theme from a couple of weeks ago, here are some good reads from the week:

  • More reports on the elephant poaching crisis in CAR
  • Last rhinos in Mozambique killed by poachers with the help of park rangers; time for Kruger fences to come back up
  • Alex de Waal trolls celebrity activists like Enough, Kony 2012, faults them for insufficient consultation with local actors on the ground
  • Nigerian military over-reacted and killed a bunch of citizens in the north: Boko Haram recruitment advertisement
  • Abuamerican, American jihadi gone to Somalia, apparently about to be dead because of a falling out with Al Shabab
  • Zuma, ANC, and Mandela’s family cashing in on Madiba in a highly distasteful way
  • Estimate of 2011 Somalia famine deaths is 260,000, half 5 and under
  • Hey, CGD mapped subnational income levels for everywhere, except most of Africa
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