By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Sep 5th, 2012
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MUSCAT — Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing Airline in Africa has announced that Omani nationals and residents can currently apply for Ethiopian visa through Ethiopian Airlines office in Muscat. This facility will attract more passengers in the Sultanate to visit Ethiopia for tourism. The origin...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Sep 5th, 2012
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Telephone masts belonging to MTN and Airtel in Kano and Maiduguri have been attacked and destroyed by gunmen suspected to be operatives of islamist sect, Boko Haram.Funmi Omogbenigun, a senior executive working with MTN Nigeria confirmed the development. A Reuter correspondent said he saw 10 mast bur...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 5th, 2012
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Monday’s police shooting and wounding of four South African gold miners comes just three weeks after the August 16 massacre of 34 striking platinum miners at Lonmin’s Marikana mine. As at Marikana, the struggle at Gold One’s Modder East mine is a wildcat strike launched in opposition to the National ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 5th, 2012
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By Solomon Ayele Dersso opinion Haile Mariam Desalegn – Ethiopia’s new PM – must build on Meles Zenawi’s strong national and regional legacy to maintain Ethiopia’s influential position. Ethiopia is in a state of reflection, the outcome of which is not yet clear. If it is...
By IndepthAfrica
In Angola
Sep 5th, 2012
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By Alsir Sidahmed The recently concluded election in Angola is a non-event given the fact that the ruling party, the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), led by President Jose Eduardos Dos Santos was expected to win anyway, as it did in the previous election. The difference this time...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Sep 5th, 2012
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I am very upset with the Ethiopian Embassy in Abuja. However, before some people start insinuating different things, let me quickly say what precipitated my annoyance. On Wednesday, August 29, 2012, I received an invitation from the Federation of African Journalists (FAJ) and the International Federa...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Sep 5th, 2012
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By: Eurasia Review By Nasir Naveed Pakistan was the first Muslim country to recognize China in 1950 and the third non communist state. Pakistan then voted for a bill concerning the restoration of China’s legitimate rights in the UN. PIA became the first non-communist airline to fly into China in 1964...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 5th, 2012
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By: Graham Peebles The death of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, announced on 22nd August after his mysterious two-month disappearance, presents a tremendous opportunity to Ethiopia. Let a new day dawn for the people, one filled with hope and fundamental change, where human rights and justice are respect...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Sep 5th, 2012
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Deposed Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi’s notorious spy chief is in custody in Tripoli after extradition from Mauritania, Libya’s premier said Wednesday, a step toward bringing the man linked to aircraft bombings and atrocities to justice. A plane carrying Abdullah al-Senoussi landed in t...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Sep 5th, 2012
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The Netherlands begin life under coach Louis van Gaal for the second time as qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup begins in earnest. One of the traditional powerhouses of world football despite their small population, the Netherlands reached the final of 2010 World Cup in South Africa, losing 1-0 t...