By IndepthAfrica
In South Africa
Oct 9th, 2012
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Cape Town – A man made surprise admissions on Tuesday in connection with honeymooner Anni Dewani’s murder. Xolile Mngeni, 25, who is on trial for her death, signed a document in the Western Cape High Court confirming that the body found in Khayelitsha in November, 2010, was that of Dewani...
By IndepthAfrica
In Letters & Interviews
Oct 9th, 2012
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  Economist KOFI ANNAN joined the United Nations in 1962. He rose to become Secretary-General and served two terms, from 1997 to 2006. A number of important changes took place within the organisation under Mr Annan’s leadership. He played a pivotal role in helping to create the “Global Fund to F...
By IndepthAfrica
In South Africa
Oct 9th, 2012
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President Jacob Zuma has no respect for the country’s Constitution, expelled ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema said. “How can Zuma ask miners to respect the Constitution if he does not,” Malema asked striking mineworkers in Virginia in the Free State. He was referring to a recen...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Oct 9th, 2012
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THE situation surrounding the killing of the four students of the University of Port Harcourt worsened on Tuesday evening, as students of the institution, led by the leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), stormed Omuokiri-Aluu, burned houses and forced the closure of the ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Oct 9th, 2012
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by Paul I. Adujie Esq. Nigeria is under water! Nigeria is literally underwater! 22 out of 36 federating states of Nigeria are rapidly being submerged. I recently wrote two articles in which I discussed the parlous condition of roads, highways and byways in Nigeria. In the first article, titled, ̶...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Oct 9th, 2012
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Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today visited the National Mosque and National Church of Nigeria. Baird underscored that freedom of religion is a universal human right, and that attacks on religious minorities cannot be tolerated. Canada is a vigorous defender of freedom, democracy, human rights ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Oct 9th, 2012
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By Getachew Belaineh Firstly, and most importantly, I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the new prime minister for being in such a privileged position to lead the great people of Ethiopia. I wish you all the best and am certain that you will soon develop the essential qualities that...
By IndepthAfrica
In Liberia
Oct 9th, 2012
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SPONSOR WIRE   At a historic U.S. gathering honoring Africa’s only two female heads of state, The Africa-America Institute (AAI) paid tribute on September 26 at its 28th Annual Gala to Her Excellency President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of the Republic of Liberia and Her Excellency President Jo...
By IndepthAfrica
In Liberia
Oct 9th, 2012
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Paris – Leymah Gbowee, the social worker who won last year’s Nobel Peace Prize with Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, on Monday publicly disowned her co-laureate for failing to fight graft and nepotism in the war-scarred African nation. “People are very disappointed. We have...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 9th, 2012
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Enforced disappearances, long detentions without charge, parallel justice mechanisms, a network of secret prisons – these are all the hallmarks of the US program of ‘extraordinary rendition’. This time, however, we’re talking about Rwanda, and a new Amnesty report which accused Kagame of orchestratin...