By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 30th, 2012
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By Abebe Aynete The recent unsuccessful story in Ethiopia has related with the highest influx of economic migrants to the Gulf Cooperation Council countries (GCC). The Gulf Cooperation Council countries comprise Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Qatar, Oman and Bahrain. Female economic migrants in these...
By IndepthAfrica
In Alemayehu G. Mariam
Sep 30th, 2012
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Respeaking Truth to the Powerless For several years now, I have been “speaking truth to power”. In fact, the tag line for my blog page is “Defend Human Rights. Speak Truth to Power.” It is a special phrase which asserts a defiant moral and ethical position against those who abuse, misuse and overuse ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 30th, 2012
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By Moses Alao,Nigeria Tribune Apart from attaining 52 years of nationhood this year, Nigeria should also be celebrating 13 years of return of democracy after military interregnum. But it appears that the nation is battling many challenges. Indeed, the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), it appears...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 30th, 2012
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Zelalem Eshete, Ph.D This is an independent voice of what I think are the silent Ethiopians. It is a voice lost in the wilderness of the political commotion. Granted, the voice is well known by all and yet seldom listened to at the same time. The question is directed primarily to the players in our [...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 30th, 2012
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By Zeke Endris, tigraionline The uprisings in Egypt and Tunisia gave a sudden hope to the self-appointed western Human Rights entrepreneurs and their local benefactors who have long been calling for a regime-change in Ethiopia. These elements had become desperate, especially after the peaceful electi...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Sep 30th, 2012
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The notorious underwear bomber who tried to bring down a jumbo jet on Christmas Day had a dirty little secret – he’d been wearing the explosive skivvies for weeks. Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab wore them for three weeks to be exact, and it may have been the reason why he was unsuccessful in h...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Sep 30th, 2012
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By Jonathan Manthorpe, Vancouver Sun Northern Mali, captured by Muslim fundamentalists earlier this year, is rapidly becoming a new haven and headquarters for the al-Qaida terrorist network. Al-Qaida’s growing presence in the Sahel region stretching across West Africa from the Atlantic to the R...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ethiopia
Sep 30th, 2012
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  Seble Teweldebirhan, (Ezega.com) She is probably four or five years old. She is small and adorably cute regardless of her dirty clothes and unwashed, messed up hair. She wanders on the street around Bole Medhanialm area waiting for pedestrians or cars that park nearby and she seems to have the...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Sep 30th, 2012
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Luck betrayed a 65-year-old grandmother, Hassan Fatimat Abike also known as Chika Okoye, who attempted to smuggle 1.740kg of cocaine into London concealed in herbal syrup. It was not her fist time of going to London as the drug was packed in balloons and inserted in 10 plastic containers of herbal sy...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Sep 30th, 2012
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(AP) — Officials say a bomb detonated in northern Nigeria near an Islamic boarding school, causing unknown casualties. Yushau Shuaib, a spokesman for Nigeria’s National Emergency Management Agency, said the bomb blew up Sunday morning in Zaria, a city in the far north of Kaduna state. Shuaib said the...