By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Nov 19th, 2012
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                                                                                                             By Getahune Bekele “Instead of untying the number plates from our cars, why don’t you untie our leaders, you demons” un elderly Muslim woman shouted at a federal police officer who was  busy r...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Nov 19th, 2012
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By Getahune Bekele US permanent representative at the UN, Susan Rice arrived in Addis Ababa last September 2012 for warlord Leggese Zenawi’s funeral looking rather butch and motion less like the statue of liberty, clearly mired in deep sorrow. The woman, known in Africa for her misanthropic personali...
By IndepthAfrica
In Central Africa
Nov 19th, 2012
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Simon Tisdall, guardian.co.uk, With all eyes on other troublespots, the world knows little, and seems to care even less, about the cycle of violence in the DRC Part of the problem … the M23 rebels now threaten Goma. Photograph: Phil Moore/AFP/Getty Images The rising scream of pain emanating from the ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Nov 19th, 2012
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By Ben Sales · IBIM, Israel (JTA) – The explosion occurred close enough to Stesyahu Alema to shake his apartment, where he sat with his wife and two of his five children. But he didn’t flinch. None of them did. “There are a lot of people with me, so I don’t need to worry,” Alema […]...
By IndepthAfrica
In Southern Africa
Nov 19th, 2012
2 Comments
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Vince Musewe says youth unemployment levels are a powder keg waiting to explode Zimbabwe’s forgotten youth: a disaster in the making We have been conspirators in creating a most heinous crime against humanity: the obliteration of hope and the suppression of the aspirations of our youth. I was a...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Nov 19th, 2012
0 Comments
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By David Lev New Ethiopian immigrants, who have no family in the country, are especially suffering from Hamas’ ongoing rocket attacks Although “only” three Israelis have been killed as a result of the ongoing Hamas terror rocket attacks against Israel, hundreds of thousands of people are suffer...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Nov 19th, 2012
4 Comments
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By Muktar M. Omer Rash moments and regret Sometimes we impulsively legitimize hateful words: hardliner, sectarian, clanist, Islamist, anarchist. At times, we utilize these words quite idly, at other times whimsically. We cock it and unleash it against opinions we don’t like, don’t agree with, or do n...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Nov 19th, 2012
11 Comments
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By: Goitom T. Various media outlets have been reporting as if Egypt was prepared to attack Ethiopia, to protect its stake in River Nile quoting the internal emails from the U.S. private-security firm STRATFOR. It is also heard that the Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Russia General ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Nov 19th, 2012
3 Comments
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New research has suggested there is sufficient water in the Nile to support all 10 countries it flows through. This emerged on Monday as Ethiopia’s massive dam-building plans continued to cause disquiet in downstream Egypt. Simon Langan, the head of East Africa and Nile Basin Office of the Internatio...
By IndepthAfrica
In South Africa
Nov 19th, 2012
2 Comments
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By Eliot Pence South Africa has spent over a decade defining itself as different from the rest of Africa. Now, as its foreign policy pivots back to Africa and seeks to cash in on the continent’s growth, the country has sought to define itself as the leader of, and commercial gateway to, the continent...