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By IAfrica
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Aug 26th, 2014
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While media attention has focused of late on the so-called Islamic State (ISIS), which has seized large swaths of territory in Syria and northern Iraq, jihadists are also on the march in Libya. A coalition of jihadists, operating under the name Dawn of Libya, has claimed to have taken control of Liby...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 20th, 2014
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It is now a known fact that Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases known to mankind. Like HIV, it is a virus; however it kills within a shorter time, compared to the former. Ebola has been proved to spread through fluids such as sweat, saliva and blood from a human being or animal that […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 6th, 2014
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Is the Commonwealth Games Still Relevant In the 21st Century? by Ahmed Olayinka Sule, CFA suleaos@gmail.com http://www.scribd.com/Alatenumo/documents http://about.me/ahmedsule In 1891, John Astley Cooper wrote an article in the Times calling for the creation of a pan Britannia sporting events that wo...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 8th, 2014
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Nigerian women and girls have been trafficked to Italy for sex work since the 1980s, but now the United Nations estimates that 8,000 to 10,000 are forced into the country’s street prostitution each year, making them the largest national group trafficked for the Italian sex trade. Police control...
By IAfrica
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Jun 24th, 2014
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On Monday, June 23, 2014, the Appeals Court in Khartoum overturned the decision of the Shariah court that had condemned the 27 year-old Sudanese Christian mother to death. She has been cleared of all charges. Now she and her two children, Martin, almost two years old, who has been with Meriam through...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 23rd, 2014
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By Malte Liewerscheidt Nigeria’s long-awaited Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) has gained notoriety among international investors, not only for its years of delay but also for its content. The PIB is supposed to address all the problems in Nigeria’s oil and gas sector at once: to establish a new legal f...
By IAfrica
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Jun 9th, 2014
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On YouTube there is a video of the punishment for adultery that will soon be meted out to Sudanese Christian Dr. Meriam Yahya Ibrahim unless the United States government intervenes on her behalf. But some disturbing information revealed by Meriam’s husband, Daniel Wani, a naturalized U.S. citizen, su...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
May 29th, 2014
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By Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Democracy Day Broadcast By H.E. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, Gcfr, President, Federal Republic Of Nigeria. May 29, 2014 Fellow Nigerians, 1. I greet and felicitate with you all, today, as we mark 15 years of uninterrupted democratic governance in our beloved country. 2. Our dea...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 8th, 2014
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First lady Michelle Obama showed solidarity with the families of Nigeria on Wednesday, tweeting out a photo of her holding a sign saying “Bring Back Our Girls.” “Our prayers are with the missing Nigerian girls and their families,” Mrs. Obama said in the message. “It̵...
By IAfrica
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Apr 21st, 2014
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In Africa, there are some countries that are relatively successful. But, in earlier posts, I have argued that at least some of Africa’s current failed states make no sense and can never work. There is much talk nowadays about an African ‘boom’ – and with some justification – but not in these countrie...