Comoros

By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 15th, 2014
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The Horn of Africa is the most conflict ridden region in the world. The people and the land are devastated by endless wars. The de facto no war no peace policy that has persisted between Ethiopia and Eritrea for the last 13 years affects the lives of millions in both countries and the stability of [&...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 12th, 2014
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Human Rights Watch report says state authorities have either turned a blind eye or colluded with perpetrators An Eritrean man shows the wounds he says traffickers inflicted on him in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula to force him and his relatives to pay ransom for his release. Photograph: Tome Dale for HRW Hu...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 29th, 2014
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Source: ALJAZEERA As the economy thrives, we examine the plight of Ethiopians forced from their land to make way for foreign investors. NGO’s and policy advocates say the true consequences of the land grabs are almost all negative [Reuters] NGO’s and policy advocates say the true consequences of the ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Comoros
Dec 12th, 2013
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Zekre Lebona In the Sinai Slave Market, Eritreans Fetch the Highest Price In comparison to the Western world, the history of slavery in the Arab realm has yet to be acknowledged in its true magnitude. The slaves were valued for their labor, and the women had to do some more. The demand for the harems...
By IndepthAfrica
In Comoros
Jul 5th, 2013
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In an anticipated ministerial reshuffle the House of Peoples Representatives today (July 4th) approved the appointment of ten ministers nominated by Prime Minister Hailemariam, including a number of new appointments as well as several shifts of office. Among them is a Commissioner for the newly estab...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 24th, 2013
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This week my regular Monday commentary is presented in the form of a “flash drama” on Obama (a sub-genre of theatrical play sometimes described as a “ten minute one-act play”). The scene is a barbershop somewhere in Africa. Two young African college friends are talking soccer as they await their turn...
By IndepthAfrica
In Angola
Jun 21st, 2013
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AFRICANS have been used to visitors with big entourages and exotic baggage, at least since European explorers first traipsed through their savannahs at the head of long trains of porters laden with trunks full of florid crockery, even libraries. But when Barack Obama sets foot in Africa on June 26th ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 19th, 2013
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The United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) today adopted a resolution on Eritrea, increasing the scope of the mandate for the UN Special Rapporteur, who will now also present her groundbreaking report on the human rights situation in Eritrea to the UN General Assembly in New York. The tough new re...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 28th, 2013
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The diplomat who represents Eritrea in Canada insisted Monday his office was not extorting money from expatriates but merely providing “information” to those who want to donate to the African regime. “I am not violating the law,” Semere Ghebremariam O. Micael, the Eritrean consul, told the National P...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 27th, 2013
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Giulia Bonacci The Organization of African Unity marks its 50th anniversary today amid not just the search for solidarity across a continent but for a vision of a global Africa Africa unite! Unite for the benefit for the benefit of your people! Unite for it’s later than you think! Unite for the benef...