Al-Qaeda

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...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Sep 9th, 2013
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Mali’s new prime minister has selected a 34-person Cabinet that includes a post focused on reconciliation and development of the country’s north, which fell under rebel control following a coup last year. The ne w Cabinet, disclosed in a communique read on state television Sunday, also in...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 29th, 2013
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By IKECHUKWU NNOCHIRI & VICTORIA OJEME ABUJA—The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, yesterday, gave the Federal Government the nod to extradite an alleged Nigerian Al-Qaeda leader, Lawal Olaniyi Babafemi, to the United States of America, to face charges bordering on terrorism. After the co...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Aug 28th, 2013
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  U.S. Department of Justice     Loretta E. Lynch United States Attorney Eastern District of New York                                                                                     271 Cadman Plaza East                                                                                     Brooklyn,...