African people

By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 2nd, 2014
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By Alemayehu G Mariam “Making predictions is hard. Especially about the future”, said the famous American baseball player, Lawrence “Yogi” Berra facetiously. Likewise, predicting whether there is light at the end of the tunnel in 2050 and beyond is hard. Especially about the Dark Continent. Making pr...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 28th, 2014
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By Fekadu Bekele (PhD) On 25th February 2014 a one-day seminar was conducted by Heinrich Böll Stiftung, a foundation named after one of the legendary figures of peace movements during the ‘70s and ‘80s, famous for his many critical works as a writer. The foundation intimately linked to the Green part...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 31st, 2014
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The world’s wealthy countries often criticize African nations for corruption especially that perpetrated by those among the continent’s government and business leaders who abuse their positions by looting tens of billions of dollars in national assets or the profits from state-owned enter...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 27th, 2014
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By Farouk Martins Aresa faroukomartins@aim.com It is not history; Africans must give space to Africans to excel. Many African leaders cared more about dignity of the black race for economic and social survival. Someone is needed right now to manage and channel endowed brains to greatness and respect ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 14th, 2013
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ICC saves lives Belayneh Abate African Dictators are chronic public health disasters. They are not just mass murderers but also the reason why starvation, malaria, tuberculosis, flea and lice borne diseases such as typhus still kill the African people. In this 21st century, Africans were not supposed...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 7th, 2013
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Belayneh Abate While the British Broadcasting Corporation [1] continuously broadcasts about the tragic death of African Immigrants in Italy, Today’s Online New York times reads on its front page about African Immigrants “Desperation Fuels Trips of Migrants to Spain”. [2] Although rarely addressed by ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 28th, 2013
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I recently returned from a conference hosted by the Aspen Institute in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with a number of scholars and members of Congress. Over a period of several days we did an in-depth exploration of the myriad issues encompassing U.S. relations with the 54 nations of Africa. One thing became...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 21st, 2013
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(WASHINGTON DC) – The following is an open memo to President Barack Obama on the eve of his second visit to Africa   Your Excellency,   Shortly, you and your family will board Air Force One and head to Africa, on a journey that will take you to Senegal, Tanzania and South Africa. Duri...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 4th, 2013
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By JOHN DRAMANI MAHAMA   When the African Union (known then as the Organization of African Unity) was founded, the leaders of that era understood that the success of their individual countries hinged on the success of the entire continent. Now, as the organization celebrates its 50th anniversary...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
May 9th, 2013
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Dear All, You are cordially invited to attend a Conference Discussion Sharing Forum about “Land Grabbing in Africa” with its devastating catastrophic effects it puts on the People of Africa which in effect is causing harm and is hindering sustainable progressive development for the people of Africa. ...