By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Dec 16th, 2013
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President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria has ordered that all public officials, civil servants and visitors to government establishments to wear the 2014 Armed forces Remembrance Emblems. The President gave the order during the emblem appeal launch ceremony for the 2014 Armed Forces Remembrance Day cel...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 16th, 2013
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BBC The UN says more than 1,200 people have been killed in Islamist-related violence in north-east Nigeria since a state of emergency was declared in May. The UN said the figure related to killings of civilians and the military by the Islamist group Boko Haram in the states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Dec 16th, 2013
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Shabelle Media Network (Mogadishu) Troops belonging to the “Liyuu Police” who come under the Ethiopian administration in Somali territories in Ethiopia have came under accusation of massacring almost sixty ethnic Somalis in the cities of Mustahil and Qalafe on the border Somali-Ethiopian ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Dec 16th, 2013
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QUNU, South Africa — After the sermon was read, the 21-gun salute thudded and the “Last Post” played, Nelson Mandela was laid to rest Sunday in the rolling green hills of the Eastern Cape where he was born, leaving South Africans with a gaping sense that they will never see a leader as gr...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Dec 16th, 2013
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Sudan’s support to Ethiopia’s controversial dam project is not politically driven, Sudan’s ambassador to Ethiopia said on Friday. We fully support the project because it benefits Sudan”, ambassador Abdul Rahman Sir-al-Katim told reporters in Addis Ababa, referring to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance D...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Dec 16th, 2013
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Egyptian Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation, Mohamed Abdel Motleb, said that the outcome of technical and ministerial meetings of the eastern River Nile countries that were held last week in Khartoum, have reached an agreement stipulating that it was necessary to have a no-more-than-one-year ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Dec 16th, 2013
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The All Progressives Congress, APC, had on Sunday, called on members of the National Assembly to save Nigeria from eminent collapse, by commencing the impeachment process of President Goodluck Jonathan over what they tagged, ‘gross misconduct.’ The APC in a statement issued in Lagos by its Interim Na...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 16th, 2013
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CHARLTON DOKI AND RODNEY MUHUMUZA Associated Press South Sudan’s president on Monday ordered a dusk-to-dawn curfew in the capital after soldiers loyal to the former deputy attempted to seize power by force, leading to clashes between military factions that highlight the growing instability of t...
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Dec 16th, 2013
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By GILLIAN GOTORA Associated Press HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Angry Zimbabwean depositors ran amok at a downtown bank, breaking down a door and smashing windows after money ran out to pay withdrawals as cash shortages worsen in the troubled economy. Witnesses said Monday scores of depositors turne...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Dec 16th, 2013
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by Reuben Abati STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE – We have noted with utter disdain, the reckless and irresponsible call by the APC on Sunday for the National Assembly to commence impeachment proceedings against President Goodluck Jonathan. Ordinarily, we would not have dignified Alhaji Lai Mohammed’s...