North Africa

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
In Angola
May 15th, 2014
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WINDHOEK – Ohangwena Regional Governor Usko Nghaamwa fears the presence of a livestock buffer zone between Namibia and Angola will disrupt social ties between northern Namibia and southern Angola.  Many people in northern Namibia have relatives in southern Angola and vice versa and many Na...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 6th, 2014
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Joe Stork With the mass trials in Egypt of Muslim Brotherhood members in the media spotlight, behind the scenes authorities are drafting wide-ranging “counter-terrorism” legislation which could add another turn to the authoritarian screw Muslim Brotherhood supporters protesting against Morsi’s ...
By IAfrica
In Angola
May 6th, 2014
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WINDHOEK – The remains of one of Namibia’s struggle stalwarts and formidable anti-apartheid fighter, Eneas Peter Nanyemba, arrived in Namibia on Friday along with the remains of four other combatants – Walde Homateni Kaluenja, Isak Shikongo, Natalia Ndahambelela Shikangala Mavulu an...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 22nd, 2014
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Isabelle Merminod and Tim Baster Justice for those who died or were wounded in the revolutionary struggle puts politicians in direct confrontation with the Ministries of Defence and the Interior. No political party has taken that risk. The families of the martyrs and wounded arrived at the Tunis mili...
By IAfrica
In archery
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
In East Africa
Apr 13th, 2014
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The National Panel of Experts linked to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) has slammed the International Rivers Network (IRN) for criticising the Renaissance Dam project, accusing the body of being biased and supporting Egypt against the dam. The panel accused, in a statement issued Thursday,...
By IAfrica
In Angola
Apr 11th, 2014
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CUITO CUANAVALE, Angola – Sara Matews, the administrator of the Cuando Cubango Province, in which the historic town of Cuito Cuanavale in Angola is situated, is inviting Namibians businesspeople to invest in the town and the province at large. She made the appeal during the last day of a five-d...
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 ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Apr 2nd, 2014
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As my colleague Kareem Fahim reports, Egyptian journalists who rushed to the scene of a bombing near the campus of Cairo University on Wednesday captured two subsequent explosions on video. A camera from the news site Youm 7, apparently switched on in the immediate aftermath of the first explosion, w...