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Joseph Hammond

Joseph Hammond

Joseph Hammond is a journalist and former Cairo correspondent for Radio Free Europe. He has written on issues ranging from boxing to international relations on four continents. He has also worked as a consultant on development issues and as Fulbright Public Policy fellow with the government of Malawi.

Last updated on 16.07.2015

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  • The assassination of Mozambique’s Gilles Cistac is the latest in a series of politically motivated murders. It highlights the need for better free speech protections in a country that receives nearly half a billion dollars in foreign aid.

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Congo After The M23 Rebellion

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Burying the Hatchet

The military conflict between the Congolese M23 militia and the government might be over but the road to long-lasting stability and peace is long and winding.

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The Advantages of Motorcycle Taxis

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Leading the Way

Rather than a dangerous nuisance, motorcycle taxis are a vibrant part of the transportation network in many developing countries. City planners in OECD countries should take note.

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Rwanda's Spectres of the Past

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Blasts of Reality

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Coups in Africa

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The Rule of Khaki

The ouster of Morsi is only one episode in the long tradition of African state coups. Yet, it contributes to a trend that threatens the blossoming of democracy across the region.

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Ahmadinejad in Cairo

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Photo-Op Diplomacy

Ahmadinejad’s trip to Egypt was about soft power – not about crafting a new alliance.

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