By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Nov 22nd, 2012
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Defense lawyers have told the Ethiopian High Federal Court that terrorism charges against 29 Muslims are unconstitutional. Federal prosecutors are accusing the 29, which includes prominent clerics, journalists and activists, with terrorism and attempts to create an Islam...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Nov 22nd, 2012
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Secret internal emails reveal Osama bin Laden was washed, wrapped in a sheet and slid into the sea for his burial in accordance with Islamic burial tradition – and no sailors saw it. The heavily blacked out emails sent between U.S. military officers were obtained through the Freedom of Informat...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Nov 22nd, 2012
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Tuesday night, Israel and Hamas agreed to halt hostilities. Midnight local time was chosen. Hamas didn’t want conflict in the first place. Israel is a rogue state. It’s a serial provocateur. Multiple attacks were launched. Hamas responded defensively. It’s their right and responsibility under interna...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Nov 22nd, 2012
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NGOZI OKONJO-IWEALA is a woman who speaks her mind. Just over a year into her second stint as Nigeria’s finance minister, she has written a new book that she describes as a road map for low-income oil-exporting countries and poor countries committed to reform. If she really does have an effective roa...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Nov 22nd, 2012
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By Mohamud M Uluso Besides terrorism threats, the federal government of Somalia faces other threats emanating from three different but self-reinforcing sources. These threats would derail the achievement of peace, stability and self governance in Somalia. The first threat is what the former national ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Nov 22nd, 2012
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Eritrea; A Nation In Isolation...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Nov 22nd, 2012
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Award winning independent producer Afshin Rattansi has released the groundbreaking documentary “Eritrea; A Nation In Isolation” on PressTV. The first authentic documentary on Eritrea since its independence 21 years ago and filmed in Eritrea during the carnival week leading up to Independence Day Afsh...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Nov 22nd, 2012
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A mispronunciation taken to be blasphemous in Nigeria’s north sparked a riot by Muslim youths Thursday, leaving four people dead as well as a church and shops burnt, police and residents said. “What happened in (the town of) Bichi was misinformation,” Kano state police chief Ibrahim...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Nov 22nd, 2012
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A family of four from Ethiopia may end up homeless following one neighbour’s written complaints about noise. Former refugee Mr Daniel Feyisa, wife Frehiwot, their seven-year-old daughter Idlawit, and 18-month-old son currently live at Ammerud located in the capital’s north-eastern district of Grorudd...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Nov 22nd, 2012
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ADDIS ABABA — An Ethiopian court on Thursday delayed the appeal of blogger Eskinder Nega and opposition leader Andualem Arage who were jailed earlier this year for for terror-related offences. Judge Dagne Melaku said the Supreme Court needed several weeks to look over the “bulky” case fil...