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Rebellion in the Sudan

  • 26 February, 2019
  • Published in Pictures
AMEC is hosting a symposium entitled ' Rebellion in the Sudan: Will Bashir Survive?', at the Sheraton Pretoria hotel
Afro-Middle East Centre annual conference All the excitement, presentations and mishaps at the AMEC 2018 annual conference - Between state and society:(r)Evolution of non-state actors in the MENA region conference

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