By benim
In Europe
Dec 10th, 2012
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By Lotte Leicht BRUSSELS – Catherine Ashton’s mandate is to provide leadership on foreign policy and human rights. She has failed, however, to ensure a collective EU voice for bringing the crimes in Syria before the International Criminal Court (ICC). On 10 December, as the EU receives th...
By benim
In African Union (AU)
Dec 10th, 2012
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By Stephen Lamony African states must take lead in prosecution of grave crimes rather than diluting the mandate of an over-stretched regional court. The three year old impasse between the African Union (AU) and the International Criminal Court (ICC) is being further complicated by plans to expand the...
By benim
In DR Congo
Dec 10th, 2012
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By Jamie Glazov Asia News recently reported how the misogynist crime of female genital mutilation (FGM) continues to be a “widespread traditional practice” in “rural areas and more remote areas of Indonesia, particularly the island of Java.” The story makes sure to remind us, naturally, that while th...
By benim
In Nigeria
Dec 10th, 2012
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The Kidnappers that Abducted 82 Years Old Mother Of Finance Minister Prof. Kanene Okonjo at their family home in Ogwashi uku, Delta state, are demanding for a whopping $1 billion ransom. Majesty, Professor Chukwuka Aninshi Okonjo Agbogidi, the reigning Obi of Ogwashi-Uku kingdom was kidnapped Sunday ...
By benim
In Article
Dec 10th, 2012
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by Abdullahi Jama Hussein(Hon MP) I observed with a degree of care and deligency the trend and tendency of Somalia’s political novelty since H.E Prof Hassan Sheikh Ahmed was elected to the highest office in our land. Besides rhetorical affirmation, it appears that serious gaps need to be bridged if w...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Dec 10th, 2012
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By Steve Paterno The cold blooded murder of Isaiah Abraham is a shock, but it never came as a surprise to observers of South Sudan events, including this writer. South Sudan, a newly independent country is experiencing a cruel evolution, characterized with weak institutions, lack of capacity, incompe...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Dec 10th, 2012
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By Eman Al Baik, mirates247 Injured maid removes steel bar from the neck herself at the Rashid Hospital Two Ethiopian maids fought each other at the sponsor’s house, one was killed while the other was found alive in a pool of blood with steel bar pierced through her neck. FYO, 28-year-old Ethiopian m...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Dec 10th, 2012
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By Memory Chirere,The Herald column When will “you people” tackle the fast track land reform of your country in your literature? This is the question often asked as soon as people learn that you are a writer from Zimbabwe. The assumption is that nothing has been written on this subject an...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Dec 10th, 2012
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Political and Military Implications, International Obligations By Eric Reeves Recent commentary on the purported “coup attempt” in Khartoum has been quite various, sometimes even fanciful, with little in the way of consensus about how serious the “coup” was or precisely who wa...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Dec 10th, 2012
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Irfan Husain FINALLY, some good news from Somalia: according to a new issue of the French weekly Paris Match, the Somali shilling has doubled in value against the dollar over the last two years. The international airport at Mogadishu has been refurbished, and now boasts of a duty-free shop. Turkish A...