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By IndepthAfrica
In Sudan
Oct 8th, 2012
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An African war criminal who joined in the slaughter of civilians has been allowed to stay in Britain under human rights law – because he admitted his crimes in a BBC interview. The man was a fighter in the Janjaweed militia which killed an estimated 300,000 people during the war in Darfur, but he cam...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Aug 29th, 2012
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By Kofi Thompson Today, dear reader, I am sharing an article posted on the online version of the UK newspaper, The Telegraph – at 7:26PM BST, on 27 August, 2012 – by John Longworth, who is Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce. Entitled “Creating a business bank is th...
By IndepthAfrica
In World News
Aug 16th, 2012
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Ecuador granted political asylum to Julian Assange on Thursday, ratcheting up tension in a standoff with Britain which has warned it could revoke the diplomatic status of Quito’s embassy in London to allow the extradition of the WikiLeaks founder. The high-profile Australian former hacker has b...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jun 4th, 2012
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Malawi’s new president has made numerous breaks from her autocratic predecessor but few will be this popular: she has dumped his presidential jet and fleet of luxury cars. Joyce Banda, who came to power in April after the death of Bingu wa Mutharika, has barely paused in her drive to overturn h...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Apr 20th, 2012
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A woman who was tricked by a Nigerian doctor into believing she had given birth has won a legal battle in her attempt to adopt the baby. The woman and her partner are fighting to regain custody of the little girl after social services became suspicious that they were not her biological parents and to...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Mar 5th, 2012
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Lilongwe – Malawi President Bingu wa Mutharika has accused Western donors of funding an opposition protest movement that is challenging his increasingly tight grip over the impoverished southern African nation. In a speech broadcast on state radio late on Sunday, Mutharika also urged his suppor...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Mar 5th, 2012
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By Osita Ebiem Here we are going to consider the theory of a former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo who believes in the divine creation of the Nigerian state. Of course for a man like Obasanjo and the part he has played in the Nigeria affairs it is not difficult to see how it is […]...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 21st, 2012
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Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron is urging the international community to strengthen its efforts to help Somalia ahead of a conference in London this week. Mr. Cameron told a reporter for VOA that Britain would like to see the whole world focus on the issue of Somalia, including supportin...
By IndepthAfrica
In World News
Feb 18th, 2012
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Dealing with the Iranian nuclear programme is a “crisis coming down the tracks” which could lead to military conflict in the Middle East, the Foreign Secretary warns. In an interview with The Daily Telegraph, the Foreign Secretary says that Iran is threatening to spark a nuclear arms race in the Midd...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Feb 13th, 2012
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By Osita Ebiem Since the formation of the ill-fated Nigerian union (the infamous Amalgamation of 1914) by the imperialist government of Great Britain, the people of the Islamic North of Nigeria have never hidden the fact that they dislike the arrangement and would want to be left alone by the Christi...