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Oct 3rd, 2012
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By Jason Beaubien Across a swath of northern Nigeria, a humanitarian catastrophe is unfolding, as lead from illegal gold mines sickens thousands of children. More than 400 kids have died, and many more have been mentally stunted for life. Doctors Without Borders, which has set up clinics to treat the...
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In Ethiopia
Oct 3rd, 2012
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 Marathon Oil said Wednesday day that its subsidiary Marathon Ethiopia Limited B.V. has entered into a sale and purchase agreement with Agriterra Limited to acquire their 20 percent working interest in the South Omo concession in Ethiopia with an effective date of Aug. 17, 2012. The companies expect ...
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Oct 3rd, 2012
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By: Jim Kouri  On Tuesday during an appearance on Fox News Channel, House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Pete King again urged United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice to resign over her comments on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012, talk shows regarding the Libyan attacks being the result of a protest agains...
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In Libya
Oct 3rd, 2012
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You know that time Republicans decided to illegally overthrow the Libyan regime and replace it with a bunch of Islamist militias? And then the Republicans spent months ignoring warnings about Al Qaeda in Benghazi, used the Muslim Brotherhood as their defensive militia and slept through reports of an ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 3rd, 2012
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By Seifulaziz Milas Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam, built on the Blue Nile near the Ethiopian border with Sudan, is all about producing electricity. And electricity is a key to Ethiopia’s future. However, historically, proposed exploitation of these resources has brought it in to diplomatic conflict with...
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In Zambia
Oct 3rd, 2012
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A group of lawyers representing various opposition parties in Zambia have announced the formation of The Coalition for the Defence of Democratic Rights (CDDR), an organization which will work within both local and international legal structures to halt the violation of civil rights currently taking p...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 3rd, 2012
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Xhanti Payi for Daily Maverick The other day I went to view homes with the intention to buy one. There are few things I can imagine people value as much as they do their homes. Well, maybe their cars, if you live in Johannesburg. More than the sentimental value, a home is supposedly one’s best ...
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In Nigeria
Oct 3rd, 2012
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Police hunting for the killers of 26 people in a college residence in northeast Nigeria said they had raided houses and made a number of arrests on Wednesday. The attackers went from room to room in the building in the town of Mubi, in remote Adamawa state, on Tuesday morning and killed the people th...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 3rd, 2012
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By Mahdi Haile, opednews.com   Somalia war was one of Africa’s most evil civil wars. The war claimed the lives of over 700,000 Somali and displaced a million others in refugee camps in neighboring countries. What is even more shocking is that last six years after the end of the first civil...
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Oct 3rd, 2012
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By Hakeem Baba-Ahmad  For Vanguard If the man talking nonsense is a fool, the man listening should not be. — Hausa Proverb A curious story in one of the news dailies a few days ago said that former British Prime Minister, Tony Blair advised our President Goodluck Jonathan to disregard the voice...