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A male may become blood brothers with several people, but the custom is usually limited to members of a person's own tribe. And it also got me thinking about how culture has often been viewed as some kind of container into which behaviours, practices and actions have to ‘fit’. These eight are namely: AMU, CEN-SAD, COMESA, EAC, ECCAS, ECOWAS, IGAD and SADC. With Europe’s security threats externally-based, collective security remains on the agenda. Faustin Archange Touadéra was named as his successor.

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