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By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 21st, 2012
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At least eight people were killed in fresh clashes in Kenya’s coastal Tana Delta region, an area where more than 100 people died in a series of attacks earlier this year, local media said on Friday. There were conflicting reports in the Kenyan media, with the death toll reported between eight a...
By IndepthAfrica
In Analysis
Nov 30th, 2012
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By Brandon Friedman The current confrontation between Israel and Hamas has its roots in Egypt. On 5 August, sixteen Egyptian soldiers were killed by militants crossing into Egypt from Gaza. During the attack the militants seized two Egyptian Armored Personnel Carriers and attempted to attack Israeli ...
By benim
In Article
Nov 8th, 2012
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By Madeline R. Young The South African economy has recently taken a major blow due to a much-reported epidemic of labour disputes in the mining industry. Approximately 50,000 mine workers have gone on strike across companies, with violent clashes leading to injuries and deaths, as well as billions of...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Sep 20th, 2012
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By Keith Somerville In the last six weeks there have been a number of violent clashes in areas of Kenya where the existing political, social and religious structures are contested or fail to meet the subsistence or security needs of the local populations. Many derive from long-lasting grievances, whi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 21st, 2012
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  August 21/2012 Dear people of Ethiopia, On behalf of the African views Organization, please allow me to express our deepest sorrow over the death of Prime Minister Melese Zenawi of Ethiopia. We would like to offer the people of Ethiopia our profound sympathy. We also like to convey to the fami...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 5th, 2012
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It’s around 5,000 miles from El-Bireh, a dirty little administrative center for the Palestinian Authority bureaucracy, to Kileen, Texas. A year after Nidal Hasan opened fire in Fort Hood, killing 13 and wounding 29, a public square in El-Bireh was dedicated to Dalal Mughrabi, a terrorist who took par...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Mar 18th, 2012
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Tripoli – A clash has erupted in Libya’s capital, Tripoli, between a militia and residents, killing at least one person. The fighting involves a powerful militia from Zintan in Libya’s western mountains and armed residents of a Tripoli neighbourhood once loyal to ousted dictator Mua...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 13th, 2012
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Nairobi – Kenya will hold general elections by March 2013, unless its coalition government is dissolved before then, the high court ruled on Friday on a controversial dispute. The date of the general elections, the first since deadly post-poll violence four years ago, has sparked heated debate ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Dec 15th, 2011
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Biochar is touted as a solution to climate change, soil degradation and low crop yields, despite scientific field trials disproving these claims. With Africa the focus of many biochar ‘demonstration’ and ‘feasibility’ projects, Almuth Ernsting writes about a new report investi...
By benim
In Libya
Nov 21st, 2011
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Tripoli – Inmates accused of bearing arms under the ousted regime of Libya’s slain dictator Muammar Gaddafi have been rotting in jail for weeks with no charges against them, and now they want their freedom. “First of all we want to know why we are here,” said one prisoner, ech...