Al-Jazeera

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May 31st, 2014
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Malawi’s Mutharika wins presidential election Democratic Progressive Party’s leader garners 36.4 percent of vote defeating incumbent president in disputed election. Last updated: 31 May 2014 02:46 Peter Mutharika, the leader of the Democratic Progressive Party and brother of Malawi’s former leader, h...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 21st, 2013
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By Yilma Bekele That is exactly what I feel like now. Who died and left me with this burden is not clear to me but believe me I feel like I am all alone and it is up to me to carry the flag and sing the national anthem. This business of being an Ethiopian […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 29th, 2013
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Ethiopia has started to divert the flow of the Blue Nile river to construct a giant dam to meet its energy needs, according to state media, amid concerns from other Nile-dependent countries downstream. Demeky Mekonin, the Ethiopian prime minister, said on Tuesday that diverting the flow at the site o...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 18th, 2013
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Traffic to English and Arabic websites has plummeted since the network aired coverage of protests in August last year. Google Analytics shows the English website’s traffic declined from 50,000 hits in July 2012 to 117 in September Al Jazeera’s English and Arabic websites are reported to have be...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 11th, 2013
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Eritrean president Isaias Afewerki on Friday spoke for first time about last month’s mutiny incident in Asmara after remaining silent for three weeks. On 21 January around 200 mutinous soldiers with two tanks stormed the information ministry and forced the director of the state-run media service to a...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 21st, 2013
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Recently, Naom Chomsky, MIT Professor of Linguistics and arguably America’s foremost public intellectual, gave an interview to Al Jazeera on the social (ir)responsibility of American academics and intellectuals. Chomsky, 84, has been raising hell for over four decades, getting into the faces of the p...
By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Jan 21st, 2013
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They hid in false ceilings and beneath beds. They blocked doors with furniture. They waited as hours turned into terrifying days, echoing with the sounds of gunfire and mortars. They were unarmed, unable to defend themselves. Many were captured. Some were forced to wear belts packed with explosives. ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 2nd, 2013
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Prime Minister Hailemariam  on January 1st, 2013 responded to questions raised by MPs’ in a special Parliamentary question and answer session. Questions covered a wide variety of subjects including the performance of the Growth and Transformation Plan, transport problems in Addis Ababa, human t...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 27th, 2012
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By Sani Awol Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegne’s recent statement during an interview on Al-Jazeera that he would go even to Asmara in search for a lasting peace was reported as a new event by the international media and pundits with little consideration of the decades long outreach for peace. Muc...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 21st, 2012
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An excerpt from Dabashi’s book ‘Being a Muslim in the World’ dismisses the Western narrative of the ‘Muslim’. It is a false to say that voting for Morsi is voting “yes” to Islam, as most Egyptians themselves are Muslims [EPA] It is impossible to exaggerate th...