USAFRICOM-related news stories for April 19, 2010 (From the Beltway/From and About Africa)

Recent Publications on Horn of Africa, Sudan, Somalia, Madagascar, CAR, Mali, Darfur, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Algeria, DR Congo, Sierra Leone

To fight pirate scourge, follow the money: US admiral (AFP)

WASHINGTON — International efforts against pirates off the Horn of Africa need to target the money extorted from commercial ships, a senior US Navy officer said on Thursday.

Zimbabwe Marks 30 Years of Independence (Associated Press)

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe on Sunday marks 30 years of the rule of President Robert Mugabe, swept to power during the country’s heady and optimistic independence in 1980.

Navy looks for answers after Seebee dies from malaria (Stars and Stripes)

HEIDELBERG, Germany — Although scores of U.S. troops are infected every year by malaria — 60 were diagnosed last year, and about 150 were diagnosed in 2003 — Joshua Dae Ho Carrell is just the second to die of the disease in more than a decade, according to the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology.

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