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By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 18th, 2014
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VOA Officials in South Sudan say gunmen have raided a United Nations compound housing 5,000 civilians and U.N. peacekeepers, killing at least 20 people and wounding 60. Officials say armed youths overran the U.N. Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) compound Thursday in the capital of Jonglei state, Bor, ...
By IAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 15th, 2014
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Joseph Kony Glen Ford President Obama orchestrated the Joseph Kony hysteria of 2011 as an excuse to send at least 100 US Special Forces troops to the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, the Central African Republic and the new state of South Sudan.The tempo of US military occupation of Africa quick...
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In Eritrea
Apr 14th, 2014
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Eritreans in Djibouti: Photo Meskerem  — The Djiboutian government has handed 267 Eritreans, seized during a three-day border conflict in 2008, over to the UN refugee agency (UNHCR), presidential adviser Najib Ali Tahir said on Monday, according to Anadolu Agency. “Some of them are military deserters...
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Apr 14th, 2014
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ABUJA–A rush-hour bomb blast at a bus station outside Nigeria’s capital has killed dozens of people, in one of the most gruesome bomb attacks ever staged in a major Nigerian city. The explosion set buses on fire and triggered a rush of terrified bystanders fleeing the area. Pictures on Tw...
By IndepthAfrica
In Guinea-Bissau
Apr 13th, 2014
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Nearly 800,000 people, most going to the polls for the first time, are expected to cast their vote Sunday for one of 13 politicians seeking the presidency, with 15 parties fielding candidates for parliamentary seats. The election aims to usher in new leadership in the impoverished West African nation...
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Apr 12th, 2014
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Somali refugees and asylum-seekers living in Kenya are being trapped in a catch-22 situation by the government’s counter-terrorism crackdown, Amnesty International said as thousands of Somalis continued to be rounded up by security forces in Nairobi. Registration of Somali refugees in Kenya has been ...
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Apr 11th, 2014
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KANO, Nigeria — A child bride forced into marriage in Nigeria killed the groom and three of his friends with a poisoned meal, police said Thursday. Fourteen-year-old Wasila Umaru was married last week to 35-year-old Umaru Sani, according to assistant superintendent Musa Magaji Majia. Over the weekend...
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Apr 9th, 2014
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Oscar cross-examination begins Prosecution lawyer Gerrie Nel began a fierce cross-examination of Oscar Pistorius on Wednesday, strong-arming him into publicly recognising the magnitude of what he did killing Reeva Steenkamp. After Pistorius admitted making a “mistake” regarding her death,...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 8th, 2014
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Nairobi – The United Nations refugee agency UNHCR on Monday expressed concern over a wave of arrests of Somali refugees during the weekend in Nairobi. More than 1 000 Somalis are being held by Kenyan police in a soccer stadium, reports said. The refugees were arrested in a week-long sweep throu...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ethiopia
Apr 7th, 2014
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She lost her baby daughter and her right hand to a manic killing spree. He wielded the machete that took both. Now this woman and man work together on a group for genocide survivors. By: Jason Straziuso The Associated Press, Published on Sun Apr 06 2014 NYAMATA, RWANDA—She lost her baby daughter and ...