By IndepthAfrica
In Alemayehu G. Mariam
Nov 11th, 2012
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By ALEMAYEHU G MARIAM It is proper to congratulate President Obama on his re-election to a second term. He put up a masterful campaign to earn the votes of the majority of American voters. Mitt Romney also deserves commendation for a hard fought campaign. In his concession speech Romney was supremely...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Nov 11th, 2012
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By Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, According to the legendary Nelson Mandela, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”  While to the famous Walter Cronkite; “Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation.” To Rt. Hon. Chibuike...
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In Nigeria
Nov 11th, 2012
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The Presidency, on Sunday, slammed critics of the report of the Mallam Nuhu Ribadu-led Petroleum Revenue Task Force, saying their ignorant carping and malicious tittle-tattling are a product of mischievous attempts to politicise the report and individualise a group work. A statement by the Special Ad...
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In Eritrea
Nov 11th, 2012
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Eyaya G. I. Introduction I read the accusation by the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) against Ethiopia in great astonishment. The Commission named by President Barack Obama accused Ethiopia’s government of abusing religious freedom on different scores. The accusation ident...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Nov 11th, 2012
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Former Governor of Oyo State and leader of Action Congress, Oyo State Chapter Alhaji Lamidi Onaolapo Adesina took the final bow Sunday morning in Lagos. His death was confirmed by Dr. Tobi Bamgboye of the St. Nicholas Hospital on Lagos Island, sending shock waves around political circles, most especi...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Nov 11th, 2012
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From ADETUTU FOLASADE-KOYI,The Sun Chairman of the Housing and Urban Development Committee, Bukar Abba Ibrahim has refuted comments made by the Chief of Army Staff, Azubuike Ihejirika that over 3,000 people had been killed by Boko Haram. Senate President David Mark immediately directed three standing...
By IndepthAfrica
In South Africa
Nov 11th, 2012
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Memorial lecture by ANC President on legacy of his predecessor, November 9 2012   ANC President Jacob Zuma, The President Thabo Mbeki Centenary Lecture, Aliwal North, Eastern Cape November 9 2012 Theme: Let a hundred flowers bloom The National Chairperson, Secretary General and all ANC officials...
By IndepthAfrica
In Kenya
Nov 11th, 2012
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By Nzau Musau, The Star Raila Odinga address participants during a farewell reception of UN Habitat Executive Director Ann Tibaijuka.. THE latest opinion poll by Infotrak released yesterday showed Prime Minister Raila Odinga is still the front runner for president with 35.4 per cent support compared ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Uganda
Nov 11th, 2012
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By EMMANUEL GYEZAHO, Monitor The personal fortunes and wealth of five Ugandan businessmen has caught the eye of Forbes Magazine, the influential American publication known for its listing of the world’s most rich people. Businessmen Sudhir Ruparelia, Patrick Bitature, Charles Mbire, Amiral Karmali an...
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In Article
Nov 11th, 2012
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opinion By Colins Mabinda,The Star I have been pondering long and hard why is it that Kenyans often follow their tribal leaders with such mindless zeal, even when all indications are that we are being led to a slaughter house. I think I now know the answer. It’s that there is simply no Kenyan i...