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By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 23rd, 2014
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– By Kris Berwouts In the early morning of April 7, 1994 all hell broke loose in Rwanda. A few hours earlier, President Habyarimana’s plane had been shot down and crashed in the garden of his own palace. He was returning from a regional summit in Tanzania about the implementation of the peace agreeme...
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Apr 12th, 2013
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Beginning on April 6, 1994, Hutus began slaughtering the Tutsis in the African country of Rwanda. As the brutal killings continued, the world stood idly by and just watched the slaughter. Lasting 100 days, the Rwanda genocide left approximately 800,000 Tutsis and Hutu sympathizers dead. Who Are the H...
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Mar 18th, 2013
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This article was co-written by Christine Garcia. The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has struggled to uphold the human rights of its citizens since the establishment of Belgium’s colonial authority in 1870. More than 5.8 million Congolese have died from conflict-related causes from 1998 ...
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Feb 16th, 2013
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By Kris Berwouts I don’t know much about nightlife. Not in Belgium, not in Africa. Least of all do I know about nightlife in Rumonge, Burundi. But last week I was hanging around there with a pal from Belgium and we wanted to have a pint or two on Friday evening. It took us about […]...
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Jan 18th, 2013
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Police investigators at the residence of the ambassador of Niger, in Ukkel-Uccle, Brussels. Picture: Nicolas Maeterlick Source: AFP Issaka Djibo, 61, and his wife, Fatouma, 50, were found dead in their bedroom by their daughter. NIGER’S ambassador to Belgium and his wife have been found dead at...
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Dec 1st, 2012
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By Dagmawi Gudu Kassa Die woord wat ek gebruik as my titel hier lyk hierbo minder bekend in ons onlangse taalkundige geskiedenis. Maar as ons getuie van die huidige geskiedenis van hierdie wêreld, het mense van verskillende nasies anders as Ethiopiërs, selfs die Birmaanse, selfs Libiërs en die Arameë...
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Sep 7th, 2012
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By Abebe Gellaw Former Prime Minister Meles Zenawi died on July 14, 2012 at St. Luke University Hospital, in Brussels, Belgium. This fact is no more news. But even after the death of the former dictator, Bereket Simon, the chief TPLF/EPRDF’s lie factory and propagandist, had insisted that the former ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 4th, 2012
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opinion His Excellency Ato Meles Zenawi: He was here, living here with us, vivid here with us and he is unforgettable: It has been at least two weeks since the death of His Excellency PM. Meles and I have only now been able to bring myself from mourning to write this article. On September 2, [&hellip...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 24th, 2012
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Tottenham are set to rival Manchester United in the race to sign Fulham forward Moussa Dembele, according to reports in the British press. United have already made an offer for the Belgium international, which was deemed “very low” by Fulham and are yet to increase their bid. And while there has been...
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Aug 2nd, 2012
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A top Ethiopian official says the health of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi is “much improved” in recent days, following treatment for an unspecified illness. Meles has not been seen in public for more than a month, and opposition websites this week reported the Ethiopian leader is dead. In an inte...