By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Dec 19th, 2012
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Miss Universe 2012, the 61st edition of the most prestigious beauty contest in the world.  ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Dec 19th, 2012
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EON USIGBE reports the two-day capacity-building retreat organised by the national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as it begins the process of enlightenment of its critical stakeholders over the 2015 general elections. THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), always wanting to have a head...
By IndepthAfrica
In Analysis
Dec 19th, 2012
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Zanu PF has already blown its chances of winning the harmonized elections set for next year by fielding an unelectable Robert Mugabe as their presidential candidate, a political analyst has said. Pedzisai Ruhanya, a director with the Zimbabwe Democracy Institute said as a result of its failure to cha...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 19th, 2012
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Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission for Somalia Mahamat Saleh Annadif said during a Tuesday (December 18th) meeting with Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud that he was relocating his office to Mogadishu, the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) announced...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Dec 19th, 2012
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ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopian journalist Eskinder Nega appeared in court on Wednesday as the prosecution had to re-explain the charges against the prominent blogger.  Eskinder also got the chance to defend himself before the court. Eskinder made his court appearance with opposition leader Andualem Arage an...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 19th, 2012
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The World Bank launched today (December 19, 2012) Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) for Ethiopia in which the Bank planned to provide 4 billion US dollars to the country for the coming four years supporting its Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP). “One of the key pillars we focused on in the strate...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 19th, 2012
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Two people have been injured in two blasts in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, according to local media. The blasts, in quick succession, happened outside Al Amin mosque in the Somali-dominated Eastleigh district of the capital Nairobi during the evening rush hour on Wednesday, police said. The area has ...
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In Analysis
Dec 19th, 2012
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Desperately seeking a future Year on year the numbers of men women and children leaving Ethiopia in search of work and freedom from repression in one of the Gulf States and beyond is increasing. Lured by the often hollow prospect of earning enough money to support their family, United Nations High Co...
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In Analysis
Dec 19th, 2012
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If the two Sudans can resolve their differences, the two countries can emerge as powerful resource-based economies. When Southern Sudan emerged as the world’s newest nation after breaking away from Sudan (also called North Sudan) in 2011, it was clear the secession had to be followed up with re...
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In Nigeria
Dec 19th, 2012
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A shipping company says five Indian sailors have been kidnapped off the coast of Nigeria’s oil-rich southern delta. A statement Wednesday from Medallion Marine said the men had been taken when their tanker was attacked Monday. The company said officials were working with Nigerian authorities to...