By IndepthAfrica
In Ghana
Dec 6th, 2012
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[View the story "Ghana 2012 Presidential Election Live Blog" on Storify] Ghana 2012 Presidential Election Live Blog...
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Dec 6th, 2012
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By Abenezer Aregawi Ato Girma wrote and distributed letter regarding the Ethiopian Orthodox Church patriarch election controversy existed between the 4th Ethiopian patriarch forced to exile by the current regime Patriarch Abune Mekarios (the exiled sinodos) and the Ethiopian based sinodos. The letter...
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In Sierra Leone
Dec 6th, 2012
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Meet Kelvin Doe, an inspiring 15 year old from Sierra Leone who repurposes rubbish to create his own electronic gadgets. Known in his community as DJ Focus, because of his belief in focusing the mind to invent new things to better his own life and the lives of those in his community. Kelvin has attra...
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In East Africa
Dec 6th, 2012
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(AP) — Somalia has bottomed out in an annual ranking of the perceived corruption of nations, joining Afghanistan and North Korea. Transparency International’s annual Corruption Perceptions Index, released Wednesday, shows Somalia ranked at 174 out of the 174 nations surveyed. Botswana was...
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Dec 6th, 2012
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By Michael Keating There is an old saying, ‘if you’re a hammer, you will see everything else as a nail.’ Today there is no bigger hammer in the world than the U.S. military, and in one of its newest interests, the continent of Africa, nails are sprouting everywhere. Just this week (as reported in the...
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Dec 6th, 2012
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By Ismail Einashe I recently gave a talk for Radio 4’s Four Thought series, exploring the links between childhood war trauma suffered by young Somali men and the way some are drawn to violent gang culture. Like other young Somali men I arrived in Britain in the 1990s as a child refugee fresh from the...
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Dec 6th, 2012
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By Margaret Jackson Many Ghanaians had been waiting patiently to see the day that President John Mahama will take bully Akufo-Addo by the horn and tell him who he really is. This is because Akufo-Addo had been faking his character traits everywhere he goes. But in politics you need to frame the chara...
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In Djibouti
Dec 6th, 2012
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Eritrean soccer players who disappeared from their hotel in Uganda over the weekend have sought asylum in the east African country, a senior Ugandan government official said on Thursday. Mass defections by Eritrean soccer players are becoming common as the country is one of the world’s most sec...
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Dec 6th, 2012
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By Kuir ë Garang opinion The death of Isaiah Abraham is disheartening. What exactly did we fight for? What would a person like me hope for in South Sudan? More often than not our leaders lean on the ‘age’ of South Sudan: we are still young! Oh, give me a break! No country is too […...
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Dec 6th, 2012
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By Daniel Waweru Like the platypus, the Uhuruto — the newly-unveiled political alliance featuring Uhuru Kenyatta and William Ruto (with a supporting cast of Musalia Mudavadi and Najib Balala) — is a strange beast, consisting of two such different parts that had been thought to exist only in fantasy. ...