IndepthAfrica

By IAfrica
In Editorial
Jun 20th, 2014
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The three most populous communities in the country hold half the civil service jobs, a report by the Public Service Commission shows. The data shows that of the 236,231 employees on the public payroll as at June 30, 2013, the three ethnic communities accounted for 115,633 or 49 per cent of the work f...
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In English
Jun 17th, 2014
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Mareeg.com- Today, the European Union and the African Union Interafrican Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR) launched a new project to further strengthen animal health service delivery in Somalia in a bid to promote livestock production for 250,000 Somali pastoralists and sustain export. Building o...
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In Features
Jun 3rd, 2014
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FOR nearly 40 years Peter Mutharika, the new president of the African country of Malawi, built a seemingly typical career as a respected law scholar at Washington University. Mutharika, one of the law school’s first black professors, taught courses in contract law and advanced ones on internati...
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In IndepthAfrica
Jun 2nd, 2014
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LAGOS – Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan and his Malian counterpart Ibrahim Boubacar Keita on Saturday discussed ways to fight insurgency in the two countries where Islamist militants have launched intense attacks in the past month. The meeting was held behind closed doors at the presidenti...
By IAfrica
In English
May 23rd, 2014
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Three people have been injured after an explosion went off Thursday night at Biashara street along Old Kongowea road  in Mombasa. Police officer and a civilian injured in the attack have been rushed to hospital for treatment. Police had arrested a terror suspect when another suspect emerg...
By IAfrica
In #BringBackOurGirls
May 16th, 2014
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In the BBC series of letters from African journalists, Ghanaian writer Elizabeth Ohene argues that the public’s response to the abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls in Nigeria on 14 April could be louder. I cannot remember the last time I felt this sense of complete and total impotence. Almos...
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In BBC
May 16th, 2014
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Kenya’s coastal town of Malindi may look like a tropical paradise but is host to a hidden child sex trade. Children as young as 12 say they are being lured into prostitution and pornography by tourists willing to pay handsomely for sex in secret locations. BBC Africa’s Charlotte Attwood w...
By IAfrica
In English
May 12th, 2014
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Mareeg.com: A new video released by Islamist militants Boko Haram claims to show around 100 girls kidnapped from a school in Nigeria last month. The group’s leader, Abubakar Shekau, said they would be held until all imprisoned militants had been freed. He said the girls had converted to Islam. ...
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In China
May 7th, 2014
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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is visiting Ethiopia and the headquarters of the African Union, Nigeria, Angola and Kenya. This is an edited excerpt of his interview with the African press.   Question (Q): You are a leader with international vision. I know that you have visited many countries. What i...
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In election observers
Apr 29th, 2014
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WINDHOEK – The Southern African Development Community (SADC) observer team is already in South Africa ahead of that country’s national general elections slated to take place next week Wednesday.A total of 200 SADC election observers are expected to be deployed across all nine provinces of...