By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Nov 17th, 2012
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There were strong indications on Friday that the Federal Government would increase the fuel price in 2013. President Goodluck Jonathan had on Thursday in Abuja said total fuel subsidy removal was a must. He stated that only total removal of subsidy on petroleum products would attract investors to the...
By IndepthAfrica
In Sierra Leone
Nov 17th, 2012
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Voters crowded Freetown booths on Saturday as Sierra Leone chose a parliament and president. The polls are the third since the nation emerged from civil war in 2002 and shed the image of “blood diamonds.” UN envoy Jens Anders Toyberg-Frandzen said the West African nation’s vote was ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Nov 17th, 2012
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Eritreans in Geneva protest against the Issayas regime...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Nov 17th, 2012
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The president of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, has been held hostage by prayer warriors who constantly demand billions of naira in order to drive demons out of his controversial throne. Very soon their God will reward them with gifts of jet plane and some satanic agents of progress in Nigeria will be s...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Nov 17th, 2012
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By |Architectural-Eng. Hussein Adan Igeh |Hussein Deyr |UK| One of the most remarkable and striking changes implemented by the Government of President Ahmed Silaanyo is the way in which his government operates and performs on the field of Foreign Policy and International Co-operations. With limited r...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Nov 17th, 2012
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Ethiopia’s Abebe Dinkesa, has emerged the winner of the 8th Obudu Ranch International Mountain Race which was concluded today in Obudu, Cross River state, making this his third victory at the annual race.     The Ethiopian came ahead of others in 1hr 03mins to clinch the top place and a cash prize of...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Nov 17th, 2012
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Any recent visitor to Ethiopia would be struck by the ubiquitous billboards commemorating the late Prime Minister’s life, two months after his demise. Meles Zenawi’s photo form the backdrop to the TV screens and adorns the streets of all the major towns and villages. These sights were sup...
By IndepthAfrica
In Central Africa
Nov 17th, 2012
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KINSHASA — Clashes erupted again early on Saturday between army soldiers and M23 rebels in the volatile eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, where fighting has been flaring all week. The clashes in the Nord Kivu region, which a rebel spokesman said involved army helicopters and tanks, erupted hours ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Nov 17th, 2012
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A letter from the diaspora By Pauline Henson The Zimbabwe Diamond Conference which began on Monday was sponsored by the Zim government and opened by Robert Mugabe. The intention of the Conference said Mugabe was to “shed light” on the diamond industry and particularly on the question of where all the...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Nov 17th, 2012
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By Ernst Wolff A special summit of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in the Nigerian capital of Abuja November 11 reiterated the readiness of the organisation to deploy 3,300 soldiers to the north of Mali before the start of the rainy season. ECOWAS spokesman Sunny Ugoh announced...