North Africa

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...
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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...
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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...
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Jul 14th, 2014
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By Said Temsamani Following the recent tragic events in the Gaza strip and in accordance with the spirit of solidarity driving all components of the Moroccan Nation towards the Palestinian people, King Mohammed gave his orders to immediately to provide 5 million U.S. dollars in aid to Palestinians in...
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Jul 14th, 2014
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By Ann M. Lesch Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, anointed president by 97 percent of the voters in May 2014, addresses Egyptians as their elder brother, insisting on correcting their wayward behavior. He’ll make sure that they get up at 5 a.m. so they can work hard and he’ll ensure that they adhere to ‘correct’...
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...
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Jun 10th, 2014
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By Hojjatoleslam Davoud Firahi To talk about the Muslim Brotherhood, one will need to have good knowledge of theoretical and internal problems facing the Brotherhood as well as other relevant issues at a regional level. Nobody can blame everything, which has happened to the Muslim Brotherhood and Egy...
By IAfrica
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May 23rd, 2014
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A recent New York Times article exemplifies why the Times simply cannot be trusted.  Written by one David Kirkpatrick and titled “Vow of Freedom of Religion Goes Unkept in Egypt,” the article disingenuously interprets general truths in an effort to validate its thesis. Much of this is done by omittin...
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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...