Special Reports

By IndepthAfrica
In Congo
Apr 5th, 2014
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Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It causes bleeding from the eyes, ears, mouth and rectum and a bloody full-body rash leading to a quick demise. It’s one of a handful of diseases that are so deadly that governments consider it a threat to […...
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In News
Oct 15th, 2013
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By Patrick Soriwei Press statement – The family of a Nigerian student, Mr. Gabriel Soriwei, who was killed in the North Cyprus city of Nicosia, has cried out to the Federal Government, relevant authorities and indeed all well meaning Nigerians for intervention. Gabriel Soriwei, (20), was a firs...
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In Nigeria
Aug 6th, 2013
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The Rivers Government is removing beggars and destitute people from streets in the state and sending them back to their state of origin. This is in a bid to rid the state of such people as they were constituting nuisance in the state. This announcement was made by Stella Toby, the Permanent Secretary...
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In Djibouti
Aug 5th, 2013
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Somali region (Ogaden) is Ethiopia’s ‘own Darfur. Government runs organized war and genocide, and blocks trade and food aid delivery in the region. Women, children and older people are the most vulnerable groups to suffer abuse and violence and misuse of humanitarian aid in the region. Th...
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In Cape Verde
May 8th, 2013
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By Associated Press NAIROBI, Kenya — More than 1 million babies die the day they are born every year, and the 14 countries with the highest rates of first-day deaths are all in Africa, according to a new report released Tuesday.Somalia, Congo, Mali, Sierra Leone and Central African Republic are the f...
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In Nigeria
May 1st, 2013
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By Matthew Madububa Mbanaja Report From The Office Of The Indigenous People Of Biafra On The Suit Between Biafra And The Federal Government Of Nigeria At The Federal High Court Owerri Today The 30th Of April 2013 – The courtroom which was filled to capacity by 9 am by the indigenous people of B...
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In East Africa
Apr 29th, 2013
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By Eric Reeves* To understand the surging violence in Darfur over the past year, a lengthy and highly authoritative “unofficial” report covering most of 2011, from former members of the UN Panel of Experts on Sudan (Darfur), is critically important. Why does the UN continue to keep it con...
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In Djibouti
Apr 29th, 2013
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Eritrean women fleeing their country’s oppressive regime are increasingly finding themselves the repeat victim of abuse, exploitation and violence once outside their homeland, a new report by a women’s rights group has found. Meriam Mohamed Omar (R) stands with her daughter in the village of Hagaz, s...
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In Djibouti
Apr 25th, 2013
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Despite the sudden death of long-standing Prime Minister Meles Zenawi in August 2012, the smooth handover of power and his successor’s endorsement of the status quo should see stability and broad policy continuity preserved through to elections in 2015. We expect the Ethiopian economy to remain...
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In East Africa
Apr 23rd, 2013
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US State Department EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The government of the State of Eritrea is a highly centralized, authoritarian regime under the control of President Isaias Afwerki. The People’s Front for Democracy and Justice (PFDJ), headed by President Isaias, is the sole political party. There have been no el...