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By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 14th, 2014
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by Adam Bemma Huffington Post NAIROBI, Kenya - A cursory glance at the headlines shows that Ethiopia has one of Africa’s fastest growing economies. But the noise generated by the hyperbolic international media is drowning out the critical voices. Political opposition is being strangled by the authori...
By IAfrica
In Special Reports
Jul 6th, 2014
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Crucial Zimbabwean minerals exploration data is stuck in the hands of foreigners after a Canadian firm contracted by Government to conduct aeromagnetic surveys left without handing over the results. There are also indications that another comprehensive geological survey is – in unclear circumstances ...
By IAfrica
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Jun 28th, 2014
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By John Clement Kuc Acol June 28, 2014 – There are three major types of governments in place in the world today. The most prevalent is unitary system. In a unitary system, power is held at the national level, with little power being held in political subdivision such as provinces, counties, parishes,...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jun 23rd, 2014
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TORONTO — The Foreign Affairs department is investigating the Eritrean consulate in Toronto after allegations it continues to play a key role in a dubious tax scheme that has been linked to threats, harassment and intimidation. A government source said Eritrea would face repercussions, including the ...
By IAfrica
In Eritrea
Apr 30th, 2014
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Who is this Matthew McClearn and what is it that he presumes to know about Eritrea, the people and leadership? Labeling their hard work and sacrifice as “slavery”, a term used only by those who want to white wash slavery and all that it entails, says more about him than it does about Eritrea or [&hel...
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
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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
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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...