Libya

By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 1st, 2014
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By Keffyalew Gebremedhin* The US-Africa Leaders Summit (ALS) of August 5-6, 2014 in Washington D.C. is coming in the waning days of Barack Obama’s presidency. The ALS also coincides with a number of events, including the president’s birthday – August 4. The latter has even tempted some to wonder if n...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 31st, 2014
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By Richard Bailey With Gaza, Ukraine and Iraq dominating the news, nobody is paying much attention to the violence in Tripoli that is swiftly tipping Libya over the edge. The UN and US have withdrawn and the UK have ordered all British nationals out. Yet, the repercussions of losing Libya are monumen...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 29th, 2014
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By Dula Abdu About to become a lame duck President, Obama is holding a roundtable discussion on Africa with African leaders. I guess better late than never. It is scheduled to be held on August 5-6 in Washington, D.C. Many of the African leaders bring lots of baggage of crony capitalism, anti-Gay leg...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 28th, 2014
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By Dr. David Leffler In June 2014, Libya held its second election since Col. Gaddafi’s overthrow, but the hoped-for stability is still elusive. Libya has had five governments since the 2011 revolution and despite the June elections turmoil continues to reign. Warring militias continue their bat...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 17th, 2014
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By Solomon A. Dersso Despite their legal attributes, in functional terms many African states (constructs of the continent’s encounter with colonial rule) came into being without possessing the requisite qualities of statehood. Apart from their alienation from the lived political and socio-cultural ex...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 9th, 2014
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By: Yosef Tesfasilase The African Union (AU) is an intergovernmental organization of African countries with its headquarter in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It was established in 2002 after its predecessor Organization of African Unity (OAU) was dissolved. It consists of 54 members African Nations except Mo...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 3rd, 2014
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Women played a largely unreported role in last year’s revolution in Libya. Now they have to fight both Islamist and secular men if they’re to have any influence in the new Libya, says Lindsey Hilsum. This article was first published on 6 April 2012. It is republished here following the murder of Salw...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 22nd, 2014
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by Gordon Duff The world’s two best known “black” leaders, President Barak Obama of the United States and President Goodluck Jonathan of the Republic of Nigeria, are both being assailed over their perceived failures in dealing with terrorist attacks. The two attacks we are talking about are the Bengh...
By IAfrica
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Apr 16th, 2014
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WINDHOEK – The north African countries of Egypt and Libya displayed some brilliant performances as they dominated much of the recurve division during the first day of the Bank Windhoek African Youth Archery Championships underway at the DTS Sports Grounds in Windhoek. Although the Championships...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 3rd, 2014
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Farouk Martins Aresa Africa fear remains the same: when elephants fight, it is the grass that suffers. President Obama handled Crimea better than his predecessors with economic sanctions against Russia. We just hope there will be no miscalculation when he is urged to arm Ukraine as they did in Libya ...