Atlantic Ocean

By IndepthAfrica
In Guinea-Bissau
Apr 6th, 2013
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A former chief of the navy in Guinea-Bissau in western Africa appeared in a New York City courtroom on Friday to face charges regarding cocaine trafficking, according to a drug enforcement official, Ronald Kubisty. Rear Admiral Jose Americo Bubo Na Tchuto was flown to New York City after he was detai...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe
Jun 27th, 2012
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In his 2008 book Et Delt Folk(“A Nation Divided”), The Danish historian and writer Morten Uhrskov Jensen carefully went through publicly available sources. He demonstrated that the opening up of his country for mass immigration was arranged by just part of the population, sometimes in the face of con...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe
May 28th, 2012
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opednews.com They came as slaves; vast human cargo transported on tall British ships bound for the Americas. They were shipped by the hundreds of thousands and included men, women, and even the youngest of children. Whenever they rebelled or even disobeyed an order, they were punished in the harshest...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
May 25th, 2012
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Since the demise of Biafra after the civil war in Nigeria, efforts have been made to obliterate the bane from the map and the preferred name of that part of the Atlantic Ocean is the Gulf of Guinea. However, another war has been raging here and continues unabated. It is an ecological war. Internation...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Dec 23rd, 2011
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The journey began earlier this month, with a 12-hour, nonstop flight to Nigeria, where I grew up. I was invited to present the convocation address at Auchi Polytechnic, a large university in Auchi, Nigeria. I was thrilled, humbled and a little nervous when the plane landed, and I walked on stiff legs...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Dec 9th, 2011
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SUSAN MAJEKODUNMI: What are the links between globalisation, capitalism and access to free labour? ROSETTA CODLING: Prior to the intrusion of the Iberians in the 1400s, Africa was sought by Europe for intellectualism, minerals and human labour. The Greek civilization, the catalysis for Western though...
By benim
In Central Africa
Sep 15th, 2011
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Brazzaville – Financing has been found to carry out a long-delayed feasibility study for a bridge over the Congo linking Kinshasa and Brazzaville, the world’s closest capitals, an official said on Thursday. “Financing has now been collected for a study on building the road/rail brid...
By benim
In Guinea
Jul 19th, 2011
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Guinea’s president narrowly survived an assassination attempt Tuesday after gunmen encircled his home overnight and pounded his bedroom with heavy-artillery, throwing into doubt the stability of the country’s first democratically elected government in a part of the world that has long bee...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
May 23rd, 2011
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Banjul – Gambia’s special criminal court on Monday sentenced the former army and navy chiefs to 20 years in prison for treason for their involvement in a March 2006 coup attempt. Lang Tombong Tamba, former army chief, already sentenced to death for his role in a foiled coup in 2009, was j...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
May 9th, 2011
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A boat carrying mourners returning from a funeral capsized in a storm in the west African nation of Togo, killing at least 36 people, while some swam to save themselves, officials said Monday. The accident occurred on Lake Togo in the country’s southeast on Sunday as at least one boat was carry...