By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 4th, 2012
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Liverpool crumbled to a 3-2 Europa League defeat to Udinese at Anfield on Thursday as their roller-coaster season continued while Premier League rivals Newcastle cruised past Bordeaux 3-0. Liverpool had been good value for a half-time lead after Jonjo Shelvey headed them in front in the 23rd minute. ...
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Oct 4th, 2012
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Mahela Jayawardene and his crafty spinners took Sri Lanka to its second World Twenty20 final following a 16-run win over 2009 champions Pakistan in the first semi-final overnight. Opting to bat first, Jayawardene (42) added 63 runs with Tillakaratne Dilshan (35) but Sri Lanka could not capitalise on ...
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Oct 4th, 2012
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Antoine Roger Lokongo 1. INTRODUCTION It is true that the DRC is hundreds of times bigger and richer in natural and mineral resources than Rwanda. Rwanda may one day discover its own minerals. But for the time being, feeling cheated by nature and coveting land and minerals in Congo, the regime in pow...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 4th, 2012
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By Jolyon Ford at Oxford Analytica By their nature, risk analysts can overly-attune their eyes to perceptions of risk. This may, however, be at the expense of opportunitiesthat exist alongside such hazards. Then there is the danger that some risk indicators quickly and wrongly become accepted truths,...
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Oct 4th, 2012
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Sub-Saharan Africa is expected to grow at 4.8 percent in 2012, broadly unchanged from the 4.9 percent growth rate in 2011 and largely on track despite setbacks in the global economy, according to the World Bank’s new Africa’s Pulse, a twice-yearly analysis of the issues shaping AfricaR...
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Oct 4th, 2012
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(AGI) A territorial dispute between Nigeria and Cameroon has caused an increase in tensions between the two countries. Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan, who leads Africa’s most populous nation, let it be known that his government will re-examine the issue of sovereignty of the penins...
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Oct 4th, 2012
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Parker Suczynski, On Wednesday, Dr. Tricia Hepner, an associate professor of anthropology at UT, gave a presentation about how refugees from Eritrea use human rights discourse to address their experiences, focusing particularly on a group she calls “Generation Asylum,” referring to the yo...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 4th, 2012
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At least 70 people sustained injuries as the police again arrested Forum for Democratic Change President Kizza Besigye in Kampala yesterday. Most injuries were sustained during a two-hour mid-morning clash that saw police indiscriminately lobbing tear gas canisters, firing rounds of live ammunition a...
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Oct 4th, 2012
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  Stratfor, the global intelligence company based in Austin, Texas, has published a thoughtful analysis by the well-known Nigerian journalist Pius Utomi Ekpei that is well-worth reading, though I disagree with his fundamental premise. He takes as his starting point a possible deal between the Jo...
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Oct 4th, 2012
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Dilwenberu Nega Dr Birhanu’s “Ginbot 7 Movement for Freedom, Justice and Democracy” has imploded after a prolonged war of attrition between on the one hand those who demand a root and branch change of G7, and on the other hand, those who wish to cling on to the ineffectual, nepotism and cronyism ridd...