Tunisia

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 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...
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In East Africa
Feb 4th, 2014
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  Mandela offspring share millions – Sapa Nelson Mandela sent a message from the grave to his former wife of 38 years on Monday, leaving her completely out of his $4.1 million will, it was announced. Former president Nelson Mandela’s children and grandchildren from his first and second wife will...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 28th, 2014
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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today commended “another historic milestone” in Tunisia’s democratic transition with the adoption of the country’s new constitution. In a statement from his spokesperson, Mr. Ban encouraged Tunisia’s political actors to ensure the next steps of the tran...
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In North Africa
Jan 9th, 2014
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By MISNA   The National Constituent Assembly (CNA) will vote nine members for the election of the Superior Independent Electoral Instance (ISIE).   “This is the most important stage of the period of transition to democracy”, said CNA president, Mustapha Ben Jaafar, inaugurating the plenary ...
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Oct 28th, 2013
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Reem Mohamed When women joined men on the streets of Egypt on January 25 2011, they did not organize for a gender revolution; they joined the crowds to chant ‘bread, freedom and social justice.’ This was a big mistake. Led by males, uprisings of the Arab Spring did not prioritize ‘equality’, a crucia...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 2nd, 2013
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Will Tunisia, Libya and other states follow a similar pattern? Abayomi Azikiwe Although the United States has refused to condemn the military seizure of power in Egypt and is sending another four F-16 fighter jets to Cairo, the White House, Pentagon and State Department are obviously concerned about ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 26th, 2013
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By Tarek Amara TUNIS, (Reuters) – Tunisian opposition politician Mohamed Brahmi was shot dead on Thursday in the second such assassination this year, setting off violent protests against the Islamist-led government in the capital and elsewhere. “This criminal gang has killed the free voic...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jul 3rd, 2013
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By Ola Johnson, IndepthAfrica Armoured vehicles, APCs, deploy in area near main pro-Morsi rally in Cairo, witnesses tell Reuters. Egypt army erects barbed wire, barriers around barracks where President Morsi is working, witnesses tell Reuters. King Albert II of Belgium announces he will abdicate on J...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 22nd, 2013
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Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja, guardian.co.uk Delegations from African countries listen to Haile Selassie in Addis Ababa in 1963 at the conference that set up the African Union. Photograph: AFP The African Union (AU) is now 50 years old. Amid the celebrations this week, the AU – which was established as t...