By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Nov 1st, 2012
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JUDIE KABERIA The government of Eritrea on Thursday blamed Ethiopia for its delay in being accepted to rejoin the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD). Eritrean Ambassador to Kenya Beyene Russom told a press conference in Nairobi that Ethiopia was fighting his country’s efforts to join ...
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In Nigeria
Nov 1st, 2012
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by Danjuma Azemobo Musa  Nigeria’s ever boisterous grapevine would never lack in interesting stories. However, the popular maxim “there is no smoke without fire” however readily comes to mind when one digests any information so received. The newest story around town is the leaked Nuhu Ribadu PETROLEU...
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Nov 1st, 2012
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor It is refreshing that three out of the Presidential Candidates to contest the December 7 elections are of Northern Ghana extraction. This is the first time in Ghana’s history that we have such an array of contestants from that part of the country for national elections. The ...
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Nov 1st, 2012
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By Abdi Aynte If insecurity was the thorniest problem that plagued Somalia’s previous governments, the new one will be dogged by multiple political challenges. Chief among those is the status of Kismaayo, Somalia’s third largest city. At the center of the Kismaayo conundrum is a rancorous clash of tw...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Nov 1st, 2012
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By Sadik B Abdullahi My recent piece on Kismayu was mostly as a response to an article that I thought had two derogatory words that should not be used by any sane person in the 21st century. More importantly, I thought, and this is where I agreed with Dubet, that the clan supremacy wars that [&hellip...
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Nov 1st, 2012
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gulelepost – A Conversation between Jenny Vaughan of AFP & Alemayehu Fenatw of the LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas   Jenny Vaughan: What does the government’s response to the Muslim protests tell you about religious tolerance among the ruling regime in Ethiopia? Alema...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 1st, 2012
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor He is all over the place, promising everything that comes to his mind as if that’s all politicking for the December elections is about. Indeed, giving him the politically motivated name “FREEMAN” won’t be out of place; will it? “I will provide free this, free that, free ever...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Nov 1st, 2012
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By Abdirizak Adam Hassan Most observers of Somalia would readily tell you that – with the coming of the new government – Somalia has now taken the road towards a new era of governance, continuity and renaissance. Similarly Somalis everywhere are of the opinion that the rebirth of a new Somalia is fin...
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In Article
Nov 1st, 2012
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There is no way out of the stalemate but, for Woyane to surrender peacefully for the people’s government. The Woyane Apartheid regime is as dead as the man that created it. Only fools and the corrupt think it is still alive…on vacation. by Teshome Debalke If anything, Ethiopians are known to humiliat...
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In Uganda
Nov 1st, 2012
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  Jailed: Ruth Nabuguzi was the ringleader of a ‘family firm’ that carried out a £4million benefits scam A Ugandan woman who headed a ‘family firm’ which created identities for up to 100 fictitious children to carry out a £4million 19-year benefits scam was jailed for six...