By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Nov 20th, 2012
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By Hassan Mohamed Somali women’s religious rights abused inside Somali embassy in Kenya. There are two things here that I want point out: One, is whether such thing exist in the first place. Second, is if Somali women who are Muslims are required to removed their hijab in order to take a picture for ...
By IndepthAfrica
In DR Congo
Nov 20th, 2012
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A silent column of women and children, weighed down by ragged bundles containing all they possessed, padded across a lush green hillside dotted with volcanic rock. One knot of fugitives after another tramped into view, heads bowed under their loads, all trying to escape from the city of Goma and stay...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ghana
Nov 20th, 2012
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A UBS trader was today sentenced to seven years in jail after being found guilty of the UK’s biggest ever fraud when he lost £1.4bn for his Swiss employer. Former public schoolboy Kweku Adoboli, 32, was  ‘a gamble or two away from destroying Switzerland’s largest bank for his own ga...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Nov 20th, 2012
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WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Six men accused of being ‘Israeli spies’ were dragged through the streets of Gaza City and executed in front of a chanting mob today as Israel warned Palestinians to evacuate some areas of the territory in apparent preparation for a ground invasion. Witnesses said...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Nov 20th, 2012
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During National Adoption Awareness Week, SBS speaks to three Ethiopian Australians who were adopted under the recently closed Ethiopia-Australia Intercountry Adoption Program. During National Adoption Awareness Week, SBS speaks to three Ethiopian Australians who were adopted under the recently closed...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Nov 20th, 2012
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By Michael Brooks Al-Qaeda, Hamas, Al-Shabaab, Hezbollah, the Haqqani network, and the Taliban are all infamous names to the Western world. These organizations, however, are but a handful of the many dozens of organizations with the official US designation of “Foreign Terrorist Organizations.” Each o...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Nov 20th, 2012
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By Leonard Karshima Shilgba One of the responsibilities of a president is to inspire their citizens, to give them a reason to look forward to a better life. I watched the presidential media chat on Sunday, November 18, 2012, expecting to get answers from my president, Dr Goodluck Jonathan on certain ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Nov 20th, 2012
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by Kabiru Tsakuwa That Igbos form part and parcel of Kano community is never in doubt. And that their unquantifiable contributions in various spheres of the economy of Kano which made it what it is today, simply restates the obvious. In fact only God knows what Kano in particular and Northern Nigeria...
By IndepthAfrica
In Southern Africa
Nov 20th, 2012
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Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe was at the weekend endorsed by his Zanu PF party structures to stand for another term in elections he wants held soon after his 89th birth day next year. The endorsement by six out the 10 provinces so far means the veteran ruler has all but been confirmed as the Zanu-...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Nov 20th, 2012
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By Robert Spencer The Jerusalem Post reported Monday that “Israel agreed to briefly hold off on sending ground forces into Gaza to allow time for cease-fire efforts to continue.” Meanwhile, Hamas top dog Khaled Mashaal demanded that Israel initiate a cease-fire if it wants a truce, and even claimed t...