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By IndepthAfrica
In Ghana
Apr 17th, 2014
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Dr. Felix Odartey-Wellington: The Compelling Story of Ghanaian-born Lawyer & Professor The story of Ghanaian-born Dr. Felix Nii Lartey Odartey-Wellington is a compelling one that provides ample motivation and impetus to succeed in spite of the odds. Born into a military family, Felix lost his fat...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Apr 7th, 2014
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Canada passed a war crimes act 15 years ago, but only one Rwandan sits in a Canadian jail convicted of horrors committed back home. Mike Mclaughlin / THE CANADIAN PRESS file illustration In October 2009, Desire Munyaneza stood to hear the Quebec court sentence him to life imprisonment, the first pers...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 2nd, 2014
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By Allison Geller, Tue, April 01, 2014 A young gay Ethiopian man has been released from immigration detention, where he had been confined since January after violating his student visa. If deported back to his native country, he would face prison, persecution, and possibly worse. “This is a very seri...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Feb 12th, 2014
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theguardian.com, On the morning of the 18 December last year Sam* walked up the narrow steps of a nondescript building in the back streets of Islington, north London. He was visiting the Eritrean embassy to inquire about his “clearance”. This is the process every Eritrean in the diaspora ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Sep 24th, 2013
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Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has declared the end of a bloody four-day siege by Islamist militants at Nairobi’s Westgate shopping centre. Five attackers were shot dead by troops and 11 suspects were in custody, he said in a TV address to the nation. Kenya has “shamed and defeate...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Sep 24th, 2013
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A stunning terrorist attack at a shopping mall in Kenya’s capital on Saturday has struck home in Canada with the death of two Canadians, including a 29-year-old diplomat who worked at the Canadian embassy. Annemarie Desloges was off duty shopping at Nairobi’s upscale Westgate Mall when the attack tha...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Sep 19th, 2013
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 By  Kay Adebogun I have been asked to write a short statement about the plight of 2 Nigerian Students in Regina, Saskatchewan facing deportation for working few weeks at Wall Mart without a valid work permit. Yes, they made honest mistake but deserve a second chance. One of the girls stopped working...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Aug 29th, 2013
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  Some angry Nigerian citizens in Canada attacked the embassy in Ottawa, the capital city of Ontario over an unannounced closure and attempt to collect bribe from them. ozens of citizens who came from different part of Canada to renew their passports, apply for visas and new Nigerian passports were s...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 22nd, 2013
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  Friends, family and fans of popular reggae singer Eyob Mekonnen gathered at his home, two days after he died at a hospital in neighbouring Kenya, where he was receiving treatment following a stroke. A social media initiative dubbed: “Let Us Pray for Eyob Mekonnen” was set up on Facebook by his...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 11th, 2013
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TORONTO — An investigation by United Nations monitors has found that the Eritrean consulate in Toronto was collecting money for the African country’s military as recently as January in violation of an arms embargo. The consulate was part of an “international system of illicit revenue collection” run ...