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By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 14th, 2013
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Addis Fortune (Addis Ababa) Five years in the making and two years later than the scheduled launch time, a survey conducted to gauge the level of corruption in Ethiopia was released last week, by the World Bank. Nonetheless, it falls short of settling a rather lingering debate on whether corruption i...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Dec 16th, 2012
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By Rohini Bhaskar   Maryam, a doctor in charge of an SOS clinic in Badbado. Photo courtesy of Jens Honore. Once upon a time, Somalia was one of Africa’s most prosperous and thriving commercial centers. However, because of an ineffective government, civil war, famine and disease, it has become th...
By benim
In East Africa
Nov 1st, 2011
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Minneapolis – The FBI is working to obtain the remains of a suicide bomber in Somalia, to try to determine whether he was one of at least 21 young Somali-American men believed to have left this US city in recent years to join the terrorist group al-Shabaab. If the remains are confirmed to belon...
By benim
In East Africa
Oct 3rd, 2011
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A U.S. woman accused of funneling money to a terrorist group in Somalia was handcuffed and removed from a courtroom Monday when she refused to stand for the judge hearing the case. Amina Farah Ali, 35, was taken away as jury selection was to begin. Ali and another defendant, Hawo Mohamed Hassan, are ...
By benim
In East Africa
Sep 26th, 2011
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A fanatical terrorist has escaped being thrown out of the UK because it would breach his human rights. Hate-filled Siraj Yassin Abdullah Ali, graded the highest possible risk to the public, was released after serving just half of his nine-year sentence for helping the July 21 bombers. He now mingles ...
By benim
In Libya
Jun 20th, 2011
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Abdel Hafiz Ghoga answers questions from the media at a press conference in Benghazi, Libya, June 19, 2011. Ghoga said on Sunday that Libya’s rebel forces were running out of money and have not yet received any of the roughly one billion dollars promised by their western allies. (Xinhua/Dai Xum...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Feb 25th, 2011
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More than 48 people, mainly civilians have been killed and over 100 others injured in clashes that rocked in central and southern Somalia’s capital Mogadishu within the last 24 hours. The fighting continues into the second day on Friday after the clashes erupted again in Waradhumale in Galgudud regio...
By benim
In News
Jan 26th, 2011
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Tunis – Tunisian Justice Minister Lazhar Karoui Chebbi said on Wednesday 71 prisoners died during riots before and after the fall of president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, including 48 killed in a fire. “The number of prisoners killed during recent events is 71,” the minister told repor...
By benim
In News
Jan 24th, 2011
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A ministerial reshuffle is imminent in Tunisia, Al Arabiya television quoted a Tunisian government spokesman as saying on Monday. The network gave no details, but political sources in the north African country said earlier that Tunisian politicians were trying to set up a committee of “wise men...
By benim
In News
Jan 24th, 2011
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Several relatives of former Tunisian dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali have arrived in Montreal, CBC News has learned. At least five family members, including Ben Ali’s brother-in-law, arrived in Montreal by private jet on Thursday morning, and most were carrying permanent resident cards, govern...