Alex Perry

Newsweek

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Contributing editor at Newsweek and author of several books, including The Rift: The Future of Africa, which will be released later this year; former Africa Bureau Chief for Time magazine

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President Obama got a hero's welcome in  Kenya , and his message of tough love was well received in the land where his father was born.

Obamamania and Africa's Future

President Obama got a hero's welcome in Kenya , and his message of tough love was well received in the land where his father was born.

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After 50 years of civil war, South Sudan gained freedom from its northern neighbor just two and a half years ago.

How Humanitarian Aid and Good Intentions Failed South Sudan

After 50 years of civil war, South Sudan gained freedom from its northern neighbor just two and a half years ago.

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The world has been waiting to see how Robert Mugabe would be received at the  African Union summit  in Sharm Al-Sheik, Egypt.

African Union Appears Split over Zimbabwe

The world has been waiting to see how Robert Mugabe would be received at the African Union summit in Sharm Al-Sheik, Egypt.

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