By IAfrica
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Jan 29th, 2014
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UN Special Rapporteur Maina Kiai The Rwandan government has dismissed part of the report by the UN Special Rapporteur Maina Kiai that questioned the law concerning peaceful demonstrations in the country.   The United Nations Special Rapporteur Mr. Maina Kiai argued in a statement that the law re...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 29th, 2014
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Eleven Senators in Nigeria, elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, have defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). A formal letter to this effect has been delivered to the Senate President, David Mark, on Wednesday and it is expected to be read on the floor of the Senate. The ...
By IAfrica
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Jan 29th, 2014
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These FDLR combatants surrendered on 30 December 2013 in Walikale, eastern DRC. The group RNC is one of the Rwandan political platforms giving voice to the militia group which executed the genocide against Tutsis in Rwanda   There is growing frustration within the ranks of the Rwandan dissident ...
By IAfrica
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Jan 29th, 2014
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mutabazi Two of the three detained members of Lt. Joel Mutabazi’s family have told court of how he (Lt. Mutabazi) faked an attack on himself to convince Ugandan Authorities and UNHCR to grant him asylum in Uganda. Since yesterday, the hearing of Mutabazi and co-accused case has been proceeding ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 29th, 2014
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Source: ALJAZEERA As the economy thrives, we examine the plight of Ethiopians forced from their land to make way for foreign investors. NGO’s and policy advocates say the true consequences of the land grabs are almost all negative [Reuters] NGO’s and policy advocates say the true consequences of the ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 29th, 2014
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by Osita Ebiem “We are…calling on Muslims in this part of the world to be well prepared because, very soon, we would launch a full scale war between the Muslims and the Christians.” – Abubakar Shekau declared in February, 2011. In the interest of those who might believe differently, the a...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 29th, 2014
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Tuesday was a befuddling day in politics. The Democratic Alliance leadership, led by Helen Zille (still the DA’s ELECTED leader) gave South Africans the impression that they could vote directly for their next president, whom they believe should be their new recruit, Mamphela Ramphele. (We can’t...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 29th, 2014
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by Dr. Mike Redford Those who are not with us are against us. President Jonathan and PDP are against us. President Jonathan has made fundamental economic woes for Nigeria. The most recent one being the corrupt arrangement with Japanese auto industry to inflate the cost of bringing used cars into Nige...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 29th, 2014
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Reuters President Barack Obama vowed on Tuesday to bypass a divided Congress and take action on his own to bolster America’s middle class in a State of the Union address that he used to try to breathe new life into his second term after a troubled year. By Steve Holland. Standing in the House o...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 29th, 2014
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The Day Before in Eritrea “Everything the state says is a lie, and everything it has it has stolen.” -Thus Spake Zarathustra Luwam, a victim and witness of the infamous National Service or Slavery as she chooses to describe it, wrote an article about the plight of her generation in the hands of the E...