By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 9th, 2012
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South Africa should question why no whites were among those killed in the Marikana shootout, the ANC Youth League (ANCYL) said on Saturday. “We must be worried that 100 percent of those shot were black,” ANC Youth League president Ronald Lamola said. He was speaking at the 21st anniversar...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 9th, 2012
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RAFAH, Egypt: An Egyptian security official says border guards have shot dead an African migrant near the border with Israel. The official said the 25-year-old Eritrean refused to surrender when police fired warning shots in the air and continued running toward the Israeli near Rafah in Egypt’s...
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In East Africa
Sep 9th, 2012
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Somali lawmakers are scheduled to choose the next president Monday, moving the nation a step closer to its first stable central government since the 1991 ouster of a dictator. The new parliament, which was selected last month, will hold a ballot to choose the president from about two dozen candidates...
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In East Africa
Sep 9th, 2012
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Sudan recorded the biggest Afcon qualifying win of the day after beating Ethiopia 5-3 in Khartoum. The hosts took a 3-1 halftime lead at Al Hilal Stadium in Omdurman on Saturday night before Ethiopia gave them a scare with a dramatic second half rally in this Red Sea derby. Mudathir Careca put Sudan ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Sep 9th, 2012
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Ethiopian government officials and ethnic Somali rebels have met to set a framework for negotiations aimed at ending a 28-year insurgency in the Ogaden area of Ethiopia’s Somali regional state. Both the government and rebels from the Ogaden National Liberation Front, the ONLF, said the prelimin...
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In East Africa
Sep 9th, 2012
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The Interior Ministry has warned citizens against traveling to Ethiopia. The warning came after a cable from the Saudi Embassy in Addis Ababa about the tense situation currently prevailing in Ethiopia, including violence against Muslims and the arrests made by the federal police on a daily basis. Som...