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By IndepthAfrica
Apr 25th, 2013
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By Imogen Lamb, April 25 is World Malaria Day, a day designed to highlight a disease that continues to kill almost 700,000 people around the world every year. Most of the deaths occur in young children under five years old. RFI visits the Democratic Re...
By IndepthAfrica
Jan 12th, 2012
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by John Campbell For Africa watchers, this morning’s attention is focused on Nigeria. Over the weekend, murder of Christians continued, ostensibly by an Islamic radical group, Boko Haram. Various ‘Christian’ spokesmen have threatened retaliation agains...
By IAfrica
Jun 15th, 2014
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Published on June 15, 2014 by pmnews   ·   No Comments The national under-17 male football team, Golden Eaglets, will now face DR Congo in the 2015 African Championship qualifier, an official says. A statement from the team&r...
By IndepthAfrica
Dec 30th, 2013
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Berhan Hagos By Berhan Hagos Although this article is critical of Eritrean Diaspora political opposition, it would be simplistic to portray their challenges as unique to Eritreans. Rather, we need to examine the challenges within the inherent nature of...
By IndepthAfrica
Feb 7th, 2013
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Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) – The birthday party didn’t go according to plan. It was billed as a summit to celebrate 50 years of the African Union and its predecessor, the Organisation of African Unity, and to promote an African Renaissance and Pan-Af...
By IndepthAfrica
Jan 23rd, 2013
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Zekre Lebona As soon as I was released, the French Embassy asked me to translate a booklet on the “Political Program of the United National Front of Kampuchea” that I had brought from the bush. Its contents foreshadowed the horror. Already, there was m...
By IndepthAfrica
Jan 18th, 2013
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(Reuters) – African Nations Cup winners (host country in brackets) : 1957 – Egypt (Sudan) 1959 – Egypt (Egypt) 1962 – Ethiopia (Ethiopia) 1963 – Ghana (Ghana) 1965 – Ghana (Tunisia) 1968 – Congo-Kinshasa* (Ethi...
By IndepthAfrica
Nov 22nd, 2012
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(IRIN) – Refugee crises appear to come and go. In 2011, all eyes were on the Dadaab refugee complex in northern Kenya as it received hundreds of thousands of Somalis fleeing famine and conflict. This year, attention has shifted to the refugee exo...
By IndepthAfrica
Apr 27th, 2012
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Union is drafting a new trade code for Chinese investments Antoine Roger Lokongo The West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) is an organization of eight West African states. It was established to promote economic integration among countries th...
By IndepthAfrica
Feb 22nd, 2012
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By Kris Berwouts The elections of November 28th 2011 in the DR Congo took place with many and under strict control of the government. The non-acceptance of the official results of both the presidential and parliamentary elections means that there is st...