Special Reports

By IAfrica
In Special Reports
Aug 26th, 2014
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Human Wrongs Watch August 2014, (UNHCR ) – Sarah was born and raised in Hagadera refugee camp. Now 21, she’s become a wife and mother without ever setting foot outside the camp. Hagadera refugee camp in Dadaab, Kenya, is just 100 kilometers from the Somali border. For Sarah, it might as well be a mil...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Aug 4th, 2014
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It wouldn’t hurt to know a bit of your history. Read about the King who ruled Benin from 1888-1897 Ovonramwen Nogbaisi (ruled 1888–1897), also called Overami, was the Oba (king) of the Kingdom of Benin up until the British punitive expedition of 1897. At the end of the 19th century, the Kingdom of Be...
By IAfrica
In Article
Jul 22nd, 2014
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Human Wrongs Watch 21 July 2014 – The recruitment and use of children by armed groups remained endemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) between 2010 and 2013, according to a new United Nations report, which cited impunity as a major factor in the ongoing abuses. Child soldiers guard a ro...
By IAfrica
In Special Reports
Jul 6th, 2014
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Crucial Zimbabwean minerals exploration data is stuck in the hands of foreigners after a Canadian firm contracted by Government to conduct aeromagnetic surveys left without handing over the results. There are also indications that another comprehensive geological survey is – in unclear circumstances ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jul 3rd, 2014
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By Mohamed Mubarak For months, the Kenyan security forces have been rounding up ethnic Somalis in Nairobi. This is part of a security operation (Operation Usalama Watch) which presumes that terrorists in Kenya are solely of Somali origin. This presumption is wrong and is a clear manifestation of the ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Hottest News
Jun 9th, 2014
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When Mrs Dora Nkem Akunyili was the Zonal Secretary (South-east) of the Petroleum (Special) Trust Fund in 1998, Nigerian doctors gave her what many of her family members considered to be a health scare. They said she had a growth and needed surgery. Akunyili, then 44, decided to travel to the United ...
By IAfrica
In Article
Jun 5th, 2014
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“I find Eritrea to be the Naples of Africa and Asmara unquestionably the most beautiful African capital city I have ever visited. Someone in the Eritrean anti-American propaganda department needs to be fired” – Paul By Paul, AFRICAN countries like Burundi and Somalia garner consiste...
By IAfrica
In East Africa
May 10th, 2014
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Protests and hunger strikes continue in Oslo, Toronto, Edmonton, Minnesota, Minneapolis, Portland and Melbourne to mourn those killed during the recent Oromo students peaceful demonstration by the Ethiopian Security forces. Protest in Minnesota, U.S.A.  The Killings of 47 innocent students from Oromi...
By IAfrica
In Somali
Apr 28th, 2014
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By Asha Siad and Roda Siad They call them Ciyaalka Badda or children from the sea. This phrase is used when referring to the young Somali refugees who come by boat from North Africa. The expressions of the eight young Somali men leaning against the wall outside Termini station tell a complex story. T...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Apr 26th, 2014
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by Emmanuel Chigozie Osuchukwu Nigeria is presently in a dangerous impasse and there are many who believe that the country is on the throes of disintegration. If the mindless insurgency and bloodletting ravaging particularly the Northern part of the country is not enough evidence, the ongoing nationa...