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More than half of all children living in conflict areas in 2021 - an estimated 230 million - lived in the deadliest war zones, a nine percent increase from the previous year, reveals new analysis from Save the Children released during the Africa Conference on Children and Armed Conflicts. While the recorded number of incidents of killing and maiming in conflict has dropped by about a third since 2018, more than 8,000 children, an average of 22 a day still died or were maimed in 2021.
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Since the mid-2010s, North African countries have been pursuing what some observers have called a “return to Africa” (Dworkin, 2020). Egypt, Morocco, and Tunisia have attempted to position themselves as major components of Europe Mediterranean-Africa infrastructure and supply chains corridors (Tanchum, 2020). The three countries are trying to act as bridges between Africa and Europe amid discussions on the evolution of the partnership between the African Union (AU) and the European Union (EU).
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