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Dec 9th, 2012
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Gunmen on Sunday kidnapped Kanene Okonjo, 82, mother of the Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala in Ogwashi-Uku, Delta State. Okonjo-Iweala’s mother, wife of His Majesty Chukwuka Aninshi Okonjo, the reigning Obi of Ogwashi-Uku kingdom was kidnapped about ...
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Dec 9th, 2012
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Boko Haram, How are you. I know you are listening because very many in your ranks are highly educated and intelligent. I mean the Pro-Sharia Boko Haram and the Al-Qaeda Boko Haram. The PDP Boko Haram will wait for another day. I am constrained to speak to you as a Nigerian, from the South East, [&hel...
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Dec 9th, 2012
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Never say never, because politics is an unpredictable and dirty game. A colleague of mine posed to me a very fascinating mental challenge the other day. She challenged me to imagine what would happen to Zimbabwe if ZANU (PF) won the next elections and became the next legitimately elected government. ...
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Dec 9th, 2012
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By Said Temsamani IndepthAfrica – On the eve of the upcoming meeting of “Friends of Syria” that Morocco will hold in Marrakesh, the Moroccan government has started taking concrete measures to give a powerful signal to the current Syrian regime that the humanitarian situation in that...
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Dec 9th, 2012
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Sudarsan Raghavan and Edward Cody,independent.co.uk The next war against terrorism is taking shape in this West African country, as African nations backed by the United States and France are readying a force to recapture Mali’s north from extremists linked to al-Qaida and prevent another haven ...
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Dec 9th, 2012
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Jossy Romanat The legacies of European colonization of Africa have different forms – economic, social, political and cultural imperialism and perhaps the cultural aspect is the most destructive. The famous Kenyan writer Ngugi wa Thiong’o in his book “Decolonizing the mind” (1986) states that th...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 9th, 2012
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By: Arab News, Khalid Alnowaiser I realize that this is another very sensitive subject, but I would like to make two important points in order to dispel any confusion or misunderstanding. When I discuss a matter having religious implications, I do not mean to criticize the divine Islamic religion its...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 9th, 2012
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By Magdi El Gizouli Four students were found dead Friday in a feeder irrigation canal of an experimental farm next to the main campus of the University of Gezira. The students drowned to death; their bodies carried no marks of injury, said the local police. Mohamed Yunis Nayel Hamed, Adil Mohamed Ahm...
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Dec 9th, 2012
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By Teklu Abate Since his coronation in October 2001, the President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Girma WoldeGiorgis, has been ‘playing’ at the background of the political scene. He is occasionally seen on ETV, receiving ambassadors and inaugurating the start and finish of projects. ...
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Dec 9th, 2012
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By Daniel Flynn — West African states must deploy a military force in north Mali quickly or it will become increasingly difficult and costly to oust armed groups there, Ivory Coast Prime Minister Daniel Kablan Duncan said in an interview. Duncan, a former foreign minister, said that calls from Washin...