Al-Qaeda

By IndepthAfrica
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May 22nd, 2014
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by AJAMU BARAKA Seemingly out aof nowhere, Boko Haram burst into the awareness of people around the world as a shadowy group of Islamists with the ability to carry out audcious attacks that paralyzed the army of the most populous country in Africa. People now want to know the group’s origins, where t...
By IAfrica
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May 6th, 2014
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Khartoum is again designated by the U.S. State Department as a “State Sponsor of Terrorism (April 2014); the regime targets a critical hospital in the Nuba for aerial attack—terror in another form By Eric Reeves The stench of hypocrisy continues to settle more deeply over the Obama administration in ...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 5th, 2014
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By Jacob Zenn After four years of incessant Boko Haram violence in northern Nigeria and an estimated 8,000 deaths, Nigerians are now protesting what they see as an ineffectual government response to the insurgency. International media is now also paying greater attention to the growing humanitarian c...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 17th, 2014
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By Alemayehu G Mariam I must confess that I take a bit of perverse pleasure in getting full vindication for my long held view that the regime in Ethiopia runs a kangaroo court system. For years, I have been saying that there is no rule of law in Ethiopia and that the courts are kangaroo […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 30th, 2013
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By Alemayehu G Mariam In January 2013, I proclaimed, “2013 shall be the Year of Ethiopia’s Cheetah Generation.” I promised “to make my full contribution to uplift and support Ethiopia’s youth and to challenge them to rise up to newer heights.” They rose to greater heights.  I pledged to “reach out to...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 4th, 2013
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By Abdulhamid Al-Gazal I would have titled this piece the “Origin of Civilian JTF” but for two reasons. One, the appellation: ‘Civilian JTF’ is unfit, or in fact, downright wrong. It would have fitted well had it been given to a group whose emergence, breeding and training is the making of the milita...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Oct 15th, 2013
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ADDIS ABABA (AFP) – Two Somali nationals died when a bomb they were making detonated in their home in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, as thousands gathered to watch a football match, officials said Monday. “The ones who died were of Somali origin,” Ethiopia’s Minister of In...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Oct 3rd, 2013
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  The Westgate attack in Kenya with its accompanying butchery of every man, woman and child in a shopping mall who couldn’t name Mohammed’s mother is being met with baffled mutterings about “senseless violence.”   But there’s nothing senseless about the violence that took place. Terrorists ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 30th, 2013
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The news from Nairobi over the last few days has been appalling. But, given the frequency of Al Shabaab’s grenade-throwing over the past 18 months, the attack shouldn’t have come as much of a surprise to watchers of the region. Yet, despite the magnitude of the death toll, the Kenyan government has s...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Sep 24th, 2013
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A stunning terrorist attack at a shopping mall in Kenya’s capital on Saturday has struck home in Canada with the death of two Canadians, including a 29-year-old diplomat who worked at the Canadian embassy. Annemarie Desloges was off duty shopping at Nairobi’s upscale Westgate Mall when the attack tha...