Afghanistan

By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
May 23rd, 2013
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Leadership (Abuja) This man was photographed brandishing a knife and speaking to a woman at the scene Michael ‘Mujaheed’ Adebolaja, a 20-year old British Nigerian is identified as one of the two men who hacked to death a serving British soldier in a street near an army barracks in London ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Apr 12th, 2013
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ADDIS ABABA — The United Nations Development Program has released its 2013 Human Development Index. Despite recent economic growth, Ethiopia is still near the bottom of the index. Ethiopia ranks 173 out of 187 countries in the Human Development Index 2013, unveiled by the United Nations Development P...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 15th, 2013
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ADDIS ABABA — The United Nations Development Program has released its 2013 Human Development Index. Despite recent economic growth, Ethiopia is still near the bottom of the index. Ethiopia ranks 173 out of 187 countries in the Human Development Index 2013, unveiled by the United Nations Development P...
By IndepthAfrica
In Analysis
Mar 6th, 2013
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Recent coverage of Somalia has been dominated by the horrific case of a woman who was prosecuted and sexually assaulted after reporting her rape by government security forces to the police. Cynics are starting to wonder: is the new government any better than Al-Shabaab? SIMON ALLISON thinks it is too...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Mar 3rd, 2013
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(AP) A French soldier has died in some of the most intense fighting thus far in the seven-week-old military campaign to push back a jihadist advance in Mali, officials said Sunday. Parachutist Corporal Cedric Charenton was killed Saturday night in an assault in the Adrar des Ifoghas mountains along t...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Feb 20th, 2013
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At the demise of communist bloc in the late 80s and early 90s, two socio-political thinkers rose to theorize on the emerging world order and the shape of the age to come. The first was Francis Fukuyama who predicted the end of ideology and the end of history. For Fukuyama, the   history in question i...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Feb 18th, 2013
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By Franklin Lamb Truth told, this American observer has attended his share of international conferences and has traveled in more than 70 countries. But never has he visited such a complex country, evolving culture, and striving energized society, populated by idealistic people of great warmth, sense ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Feb 12th, 2013
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(Reuters) – Canada is unlikely to commit troops to the French-led campaign against Islamist rebels in Mali because it is threatening to become a counter-insurgency operation similar to those in Iraq and Afghanistan, Foreign Minister John Baird said on Tuesday. Last month Ottawa extended the loa...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Feb 7th, 2013
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A year after she was pardoned from prison on the condition she agree to marry her rapist, a young Afghan woman, faced with distressingly few options, has now reluctantly wed her attacker. In 2009, Gulnaz, then 16 years old, gained international attention after she was raped by her cousin’s husband an...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jan 31st, 2013
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PAUL ROGERS The combination of western advance and rebel retreat in northern Mali echoes the initial phase of the anti-Taliban campaign in Afghanistan. Britain’s upgraded military commitment makes the parallel even more acute. France’s military operation to take control of the last main t...