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4 key African conflicts that have gone under-reported in mainstream media

September 07, 2018 at 10:30 am | Opinions & Features

Farida Dawkins

Farida Dawkins | Contributor

September 07, 2018 at 10:30 am | Opinions & Features

SUDAN, Abyei: A photograph released by the United Nations Mission in Sudan 30 May, shows a soldier from Zambia serving with the international peacekeeping operation on the ground during a patrol in the volatile region of Abyei, central Sudan. United Nations military observers (UNMOs) and peacekeeper patrols have been steadily expanding their reach throughout the Abyei area in a concerted drive to increase visible presence of UN peacekeepers and to step-up patrol and observation activities. UNMIS PHOTO / STUART PRICE.

There are disputes and challenges in every corner of the world. Some gain wide-spread attention while others are the common knowledge of those directly affected.

Africa, which is the world’s second most populous continent is an intriguing yet complex place.

The challenges of efficient infrastructure, misuse of precious resources and the dependency on foreign aid are just some of the problems inhabitants of the continent face.

Scroll through to learn about the four African conflicts not making a blip on mainstream media’s radar:

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