By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 24th, 2012
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By: Abdihakim Ahmed Ali DAR E SALAM – It is a common belief that history repeats itself with regular intervals of 30 odd years. But in Somaliland it seems this historical series repeats itself within three to five years, especially in the political arena. As I go around and meet people in socie...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 24th, 2012
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King Mohammed VI has always confirmed Morocco’s commitment to the implementation of active cooperation and solidarity with the African space, stressing that the Kingdom has always been committed to the realization of the unity and solidarity of Africa. Morocco is resolutely committed to the imp...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Dec 24th, 2012
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The Newcastle boss confirmed that the 31-year-old target man will remain on Tyneside for the duration of the tournament but remained coy on the exact reasons behind the decision. Ameobi had been called into Stephen Keshi’s preliminary squad ahead of the tournament which kicks off on January 19,...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 24th, 2012
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor After basking in the accolade given him by his followers as a “legal luminary,” the day is gradually dawning for Akufo-Addo to prove that mettle. Will he go to the Supreme Court and stop this trial in the mass media or not? Here is a pointed observation by a friend: [&hellip...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 24th, 2012
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On December 23 Islamists occupying northern Mali have destroyed again Timbuktu ancient mausoleums, promising to destroy all the tombs they consider places of “idolatry” .   The European Union reacted by the voice of the chief diplomat Catherine Ashton, “deeply shocked” by...
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In Djibouti
Dec 24th, 2012
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The Tel Aviv Labor Court last week ordered an Israeli man, Saul Ben-Ami, to pay NIS 71,000 ($19,000) in compensation to his former employee Awaka Yosef, an immigrant from Ethiopia, for referring to him with the racist slur “kushi,” Yedioth Ahronoth reported on Sunday. The incident reportedly began wh...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 24th, 2012
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Paris — The newly appointed United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Eritrea, Beedwantee Keetharuth, urged the Eritrean Government to cooperate with an international mandate to provide “an objective, fair and impartial picture” of the human rights situation in th...
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In Nigeria
Dec 24th, 2012
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Islamist group Ansaru says it was behind the kidnapping of a French engineer in Nigeria. 63-year-old Francis Colump was taken on December 19 when around 30 gunmen attacked his residence in the remote northern town of Rimi, near the border with Niger. A security guard and a neighbour were killed in th...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 24th, 2012
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One of the sad characteristics of the leaders and governments in Nigeria is that they never learn from tragedies. This is why preventable tragedies such as the recent Augusta 109 Helicopter crash reoccur frequently, often with greater intensity and costs. Therefore, to minimize the likelihood of re-o...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 24th, 2012
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Last Saturday came the breaking news that outspoken Woman Member of Parliament Cerinah Nebanda had passed away. Since the Butaleja District Woman MP was an outspoken critic of her own party, the NRM, and no accident was mentioned as the cause of her death, questions started being raised immediately. ...