Business and Economy

By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 27th, 2013
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By Tony Egbe In all emerging democracies, education is a right of every child. Not in Nigeria. In Nigeria, education is a special privilege. Public education in Nigeria have irreparably broke down. Like every other institution in that country, it needs a complete overhaul or rapid upgrades. And I can...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 9th, 2013
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Did Ghana actually celebrate its 56th Anniversary on 6th March 2013? What is there to be celebrated? Is it the high level of corruption in the system, the numerous environmental challenges being faced, the weak public institutions, misappropriation of state funds in public institutions, the lack of b...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 5th, 2013
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Jacob Kporfor We all understood that all the fingers are not equal but they strongly help each other to do any function. The President of a country is equally as import as the cleaner of the streets. It is very strange that our President John Mahama is refusing to attend to the individual calls on [&...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 4th, 2013
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If you haven’t noticed, Africa — once the playground of colonial powers — is at the center of another geopolitical tug of war. With its abundance of natural resources, African nations are being courted by the world’s superpowers. This struggle largely pits the interests of the U.S., the world’s leadi...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 25th, 2013
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Two Ethiopian housemaids have been sentenced to three months in jail each for stealing more than Dh254,000 in cash and 164 gold jewellery items from their employer. The Court of First Instance also ordered that the defendants be deported after serving their jail term. According to prosecution records...
By IndepthAfrica
In Burkina Faso
Mar 24th, 2013
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Rebels seize Central African Republic capital, president flees [View the story "Rebels in Central African Republic ‘seize’ presidential palace" on Storify]...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 15th, 2013
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Two maids who stole their employer’s mobile phone and made over Dh2,000 worth of calls from it, while she was ill in hospital, have been referred by the Dubai Public Prosecution to the criminal court on the charges of theft and illegally using Etisalat services. Allegedly, the duo also transferred cr...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 1st, 2012
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Kojo Tamakloe The NPP generally has made it that some people have a “ herd mentality” . It also accuses anyone not supporting it to be an Anti Akan ., a tribalist or a hater of Akans. .In my own small way I have tried hard to fathom why this should be a factor . […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 11th, 2012
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The cold war between the West and the USSR brought Africans one military government after another. If America felt that a government was too cozy with the USSR, they found a military man who would overthrow that government. If USSR thought their interest was at stake, they found a dictator to woo. Th...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 12th, 2012
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IT is almost 52 years now after Nigeria’s independence in 1960, but the country is still contending with various problems ranging from political, social to economic problems. Public analysts have written so much on some of the problems, with many of them putting the blame on nature and our seemingly ...