By IndepthAfrica
In Sudan
Oct 6th, 2012
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By Mahmoud A. Suleiman It has become clear that the people of the Darfur Region have been subject to collective punishment under the reign of the Arabism-Islamism entity of the racist supremacist National Congress Party (NCP). News media documented reports indicated that the (NCP) regime, led by the ...
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In Eritrea
Oct 6th, 2012
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Two military Eritrean pilots on Tuesday defected with their airplane to the Saudi Arabia and were they are being kept in secret locations, A French radio reported. According to Radio France International (RFI), the two pilots, fled Eritrea with a plane belonging to the country’s President, Isaias Afe...
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Oct 6th, 2012
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By Aly Verjee The maxim that the test of any agreement is in its implementation is familiar to those who follow Sudanese politics, even from a distance.  This article reviews the latest agreements reached between Sudan and South Sudan on September 27 in Addis Ababa, brokered by the African Union High...
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Oct 6th, 2012
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One does not have to be a women’s rights activist to sadly note that Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s purported apology to the women he used and abused and dumped before settling for Elizabeth Macheka, is not good enough. Addressing his party’s 13th anniversary gathering last Satu...
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In Nigeria
Oct 6th, 2012
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A cheating Nigerian-born GP who led a double life with two women for seven years and promised to marry both of them one month apart hanged himself when his secret was exposed, an inquest heard. Dr Festus Ojagbemi, 49, known as ‘Wally’, who had a surgery in Strood, Kent, lived with long-term partner J...
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Oct 6th, 2012
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by Nathaniel Manheru Was it Antonio Gramsci who wrote: “— intellectuals have the function of organising the social hegemony of a group and that group’s domination of the state . . . the function of organising the consent that comes from the prestige attached to the function in the w...
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Oct 6th, 2012
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Rwanda extends eviction threat to FDU member Theophile Ntirutwa. In the wise and profound words of Winston Churchill: Ingabire trial “You see these dictators on their pedestals, surrounded by the bayonets of their soldiers and the truncheons of their police … yet in their hearts there is unspok...
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Oct 6th, 2012
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“We are making progress on the economic front though not necessarily according to the standard orthodox prescription, so some people think there must be something wrong…”Late Prime Minster Meles Zenawi 1. Introduction n August 20, 2012, Ethiopia lost its brave son the late prime minster Meles Zenawi....
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 6th, 2012
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Many Eritreans who have taken refuge in Canada have complained for years that the Eritrean government has continued to try and force them to contribute to the government funds through its 2 percent ‘Diaspora tax’ and a national defence levy to the government in Asmara in addition to any taxes paid in...