By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Sep 24th, 2013
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Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has declared the end of a bloody four-day siege by Islamist militants at Nairobi’s Westgate shopping centre. Five attackers were shot dead by troops and 11 suspects were in custody, he said in a TV address to the nation. Kenya has “shamed and defeate...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Sep 24th, 2013
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A stunning terrorist attack at a shopping mall in Kenya’s capital on Saturday has struck home in Canada with the death of two Canadians, including a 29-year-old diplomat who worked at the Canadian embassy. Annemarie Desloges was off duty shopping at Nairobi’s upscale Westgate Mall when the attack tha...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Sep 24th, 2013
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Father of Jennah Bawa described the terrorists as ‘animals … using religion as an excuse to kill people’ 13 23.57 BST Louis Bawa with his daughter Jennah, who was killed in the attack on the mall in Nairobi. Photograph: Newsteam The father of an eight-year-old girl who was one of at...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Sep 24th, 2013
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President Goodluck Jonathan has said that it is not a crime for him to run for second term in 2015 if he so desires. According to him, he has the constitutional right to contest for a second term in office as an elected president. He said this on Sunday midnight during a meeting with Nigerian [&helli...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Sep 24th, 2013
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A team of Israeli experts has arrived in Kenya to help its close African ally end the three-day standoff with Somalia’s al-Shabab fighters at a partly Tel Aviv-owned shopping mall in Nairobi. Israeli officials refused to talk about the precise nature of the assistance they are providing to Kenyan aut...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Sep 24th, 2013
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Lagos with its cosmopolitan nature can best be described as ” The Saddom and Gomorah” of Nigeria, everything and anything is possible in Lagos. This article by PM News is an eye opener and a must read for our young girls, we must save our generation from total annihilation. Homosexuality and lesbiani...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Sep 24th, 2013
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By Bonaventure Ezekwenna New York—-Just few days ago, our Anambra State Election Monitoring Unit received what looked like emergency calls on our voicemail. The caller/callers left news tips stating that Mr. Tony Nwoye had taken over Anambra State in storm. The caller/callers also referred us t...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Sep 24th, 2013
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By Betre Yacob. The Ethiopian journalist Bisrat Woldemichael was kidnapped, threatened, humiliated, and beaten by the Ethiopian intelligence and security agents on 28 August, 2013. He has reported this incident today to journalists. Bisrat reported that the dreadful incident took place at Gotera, a p...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Sep 24th, 2013
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By Olanrewaju Suraju Civil Society Network Against Corruption (CSNAC) is a coalition of over hundred and fifty Anti- corruption organizations whose primary aim is to constructively combat corruption vigorously and to ensure the effective monitoring of the various Anti-graft agencies in its activities...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Sep 24th, 2013
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The Kenyan foreign minister, Amina Mohamed, says “two or three” Americans are among the gunmen. Mohamed described them as “young men, about between maybe 18 and 19,” and of Somali or Arab origin. What is al-Shabab, and is it a high priority in the U.S. war on terror? Daveed Gartenstein-Ross of the Fo...