By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Nov 28th, 2012
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By John Nova Lomax An Ethiopian-American man handing out flyers for a memorial service for Ethiopia’s recently deceased prime minister, Meles Zenawi, claims he was assaulted by a countryman who reviled the repressive leader, according to criminal and civil court documents. The victim and plaint...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe
Nov 28th, 2012
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(Reuters) – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is suffering from a chronic lung ailment that could worsen at any time and is being checked regularly by doctors, the Andean country’s ambassador to Britain said on Wednesday. Assange, 41, whose website angered the United States by releasing th...
By IndepthAfrica
In South Africa
Nov 28th, 2012
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The results of a government survey show that over half of the population of South Africa lives in poverty in the wealthiest African nation. The national agency Statistics South Africa conducted the survey in 2009 and released the results on Tuesday. The research showed that poverty levels in South Af...
By IndepthAfrica
In North Africa
Nov 28th, 2012
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More than 150 Tunisians have been injured, 13 critically, in clashes between security forces and demonstrators demanding the release prisoners detained detained during the country’s 2011 uprising. On Wednesday, clashes broke out between security forces and Tunisian protesters as riot police use...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Nov 28th, 2012
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In its early stages of reviving peace in its country Somali is using the guidance of a policy document it calls “the foundations of new beginning”. This document is based on a six pillar frame work where priorities for the country have been outlined. While meeting the Prime minister of Ethiopia Haile...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Nov 28th, 2012
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By Jamal Abdulahi This is part one of two part article that reviews the 2012 elections in America. Part one focuses on what transpired in the presidential election and some of the potential ramification. Part two reviews election results from Minnesota and identifies significant issues that could bri...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Nov 28th, 2012
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“Bomb them like Gaza”, a Kenyan Facebooker rants. “Wipe them out, that’s the only solution”, another raves. “If you rattle a snake, be prepared to be bitten by it”, another sheepishly quotes an already nauseating absurdity once brayed out by a colonial home-guard-cum-minister. Yet another screams: “I...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Nov 28th, 2012
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by IMAN HASSAN, Mail7Guardian Last year around this time, I was eagerly anticipating my trip to Nairobi. My last visit was in 2008 and I could not wait to be greeted by the warmth of the city and its people, the palm trees, the roundabouts, and that feeling of belonging I missed so dearly. I [&hellip...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Nov 28th, 2012
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By Ebissa Ragassa “In most progressive society social changes have always preceded governmental changes” This is a very sensitive time in Ethiopian history, at times when we are fighting for equality in all of its forms, spreading multiculturalism, attempting to correct the past selective promotions ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Documents
Nov 28th, 2012
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Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, made the following statement today: “Following the announcement by the National Election Commission (NEC) of the results of the presidential elections held on 17 November 2012, I wish to congrat...