Special Reports

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...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ethiopia
Apr 21st, 2014
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It’s time to move past overly simplistic arguments surrounding Catholics and condoms, and make an effort to understand the real and very complex contributions of faith-based health providers across Africa. For many years, analysts of international development and public health were “religion-blind.” ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 14th, 2014
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(IPS) – Claudine Umuhoza’s son turned 19 this Apr. 1. And while he may be one of at least thousands of children who were conceived during the Rwandan genocide, he’s not officially classified as a survivor of it. But his mother is. Claudine Umuhoza a survivor of Rwanda’s genoci...
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 […...
By IndepthAfrica
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...
By IndepthAfrica
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...
By IndepthAfrica
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...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
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...
By IndepthAfrica
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...