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Aug 25th, 2012
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By Ochereome Nnanna, THIS article was published on Thursday October 17, 2002 shortly after the International Court of Justice ceded Bakasi Peninsula to Cameroun. Prof Walter Ofonagoro, who is making a presentation today at the Nigerian Institute for International Affairs, NIIA, Victoria Island Lagos,...
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In East Africa
Aug 25th, 2012
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Ethiopia will hold a state funeral for late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, who died Monday after 21 years in power, with regional heads of state expected to attend, officials said Saturday. During the funeral, to be held on September 2, a procession will convene at Addis Ababa’s Meskel Square, a ...
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In Cricket
Aug 25th, 2012
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South Africa beat New Zealand by eight wickets to finish third at the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2012 on Saturday in the third-fourth position playoff at the Endeavour Park in Townsville. South Africa and New Zealand had earlier lost their semi-finals to Australia and India, respectively. Batting firs...
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In Gambia
Aug 25th, 2012
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Amnesty International yesterday said that Gambia had executed nine death row prisoners, after President Yahya Jammeh vowed to carry out all death sentences by mid-September. “Amnesty International has received credible reports that nine persons were executed last night (Thursday) in Gambia and ...
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In East Africa
Aug 16th, 2012
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Malta’s navy recovered two bodies and rescued around 160 African migrants from two boats which got into trouble on the Mediterranean Sea, an armed forces spokesman said Thursday. Two more migrants were missing after they fell overboard. The first group of around 60 people was rescued around 70 ...
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Aug 15th, 2012
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor As the electioneering campaigns for Election 2012 heat up, we don’t expect to see anything remarkably different from the strategies used by the functionaries of the various parties, especially the NPP that is hell-bent on undercutting the NDC as a means to regain political p...
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Jul 27th, 2012
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Cape Town – Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has castigated Western leaders, saying that they could use Zimbabweans to fight against each other in their endeavour to “exploit” the country, according to a report on Friday. According to the Herald online, Mugabe urged Zimbabweans to...
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Jul 27th, 2012
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Johannesburg – There has been widespread condemnation for the Swazi royal family after it emerged that three wives of Swazi King Mswati III are planning a lavish Las Vegas gambling holiday. The Mail&Guardian reported that the wives would be part of a royal delegation of 66 people flying per...
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In East Africa
Jul 27th, 2012
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The last time Kenyans voted for a president, allegations of electoral fraud triggered weeks of inter-ethnic violence that claimed more than 1,000 lives and pushed East Africa’s biggest economy towards civil war. Heading into next year’s presidential election, the country is gripped by a p...
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Jul 27th, 2012
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BRITAIN’S Supreme Court has emphatically ruled in RT (Zimbabwe) & Ors v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2012] UKSC 38 (25 July 2012) that people should not be forced to lie about their true beliefs or lack of them in order to avoid persecution in brutal and despotic regimes such as Zi...