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By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Dec 12th, 2012
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The 4th Ministerial Meeting of the “Group of Friends of the Syrian people”, in Marrakech, will focus primarily on the latest developments in the Syrian crisis, the path of a crisis and how to mobilize international aid to put an end to the suffering of civilians.   The Marrakech Conf...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 13th, 2012
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By Eric Reeves For well over a year, the world has known fully—from a wide range of sources—about military efforts by Khartoum to starve more than one million civilians in South Kordofan, and subsequently Blue Nile—overwhelmingly people of the African tribal groups in these two regions. These people ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Aug 20th, 2012
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Algerian diplomat Lakhdar Brahimi has accepted the position of Joint Special Representative of the United Nations and League of Arab States for Syria, replacing former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan whose six-point peace plan is dead. The United Nations spokesman announcing the appointment said that...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 6th, 2012
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A day after Kofi Annan, the Joint Special Envoy for the UN and the League of Arab States for the Syrian Crisis, announced his decision to resign in frustration over the failure of the United Nations Security Council to pass a strong resolution that would enforce compliance with his six-point Syrian p...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 19th, 2012
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“Insanity is repeating the same mistakes and expecting different results,” said American writer Frank Herbert. When it comes to the ANC succession battle, it’s not so much insanity as it is desperation that makes President Jacob Zuma do to his challengers what he so resented when it was done to him. ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
May 22nd, 2012
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Egyptians will vote on Wednesday, May 23, in what is considered the country’s first real presidential election. Local polls will proceed until Thursday, with a runoff round in mid-June if necessary. The 13 candidates contesting for the first round are: Abul Ezz Al-Hariri (Pyramid) Ahmed Shafiq ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
May 1st, 2012
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Bloc says it supports Libya’s hosting of trial of Saif al-Islam, son of former Libya leader, in defiance of ICC request. The Arab League has said it supports Libya in its desire to try Saif al-Islam, son of killed Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, on its territory. “The Arab League supports ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Apr 30th, 2012
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Cairo – Campaigning for Egypt’s presidential election next month officially began on Monday, with Islamists and liberal secularists expected to dominate. Official campaigning, during which candidates can display their posters in public and broadcast their messages on television, will last...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 20th, 2012
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U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged Sudan and South Sudan on Thursday to step back from the brink of war and return to the negotiating table. Ban called on South Sudan to immediately withdraw its forces from the oil-rich Heglig area, calling their invasion “an infringement on the sovereign...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Apr 14th, 2012
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Cairo – Nearly 40% of Egyptian voters are undecided less than six weeks before the first presidential election since the ouster of veteran strongman Hosni Mubarak, a poll published on Saturday found. A full 38% of respondents said they had yet to make up their minds which of the 23 candidates t...