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In East Africa
Jul 16th, 2013
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By Ola Johnson, IndepthAfrica Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir may have  left Nigeria amid calls of his arrest according to latest report reaching IndepthAfrica . Civil rights activists are demanding that Nigeria arrest Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir and deliver him to the International Criminal Court ...
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In Central Africa
Jul 2nd, 2013
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Ola Johnson, IndepthAfrica Senegalese authorities charged former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre with criminal acts against humankind and remanded him in custody on Tuesday in an indictment seen by numerous as a breakthrough for African equity. The 70-year-old was additionally accused of war criminal ...
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May 14th, 2013
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(Reuters) – After a crackdown pushed them out of Nigeria’s northern cities, Islamist militant group Boko Haram have regrouped, rearmed and are staging a bold comeback that has already allowed them to seize control over parts of the northeast. Using porous borders with Chad, Niger and Came...
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May 8th, 2013
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Suspected members of the Nigerian Islamist sect Boko Haram armed with machineguns laid siege on the north-eastern town of Bama on Tuesday, freeing over 100 prison inmates and leaving 55 people dead, the military said. Around 200 heavily armed members of Boko Haram arrived in buses and pick-up trucks ...
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In East Africa
Apr 29th, 2013
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By Eric Reeves* To understand the surging violence in Darfur over the past year, a lengthy and highly authoritative “unofficial” report covering most of 2011, from former members of the UN Panel of Experts on Sudan (Darfur), is critically important. Why does the UN continue to keep it con...
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Apr 17th, 2013
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Chad was supposed to be the backbone of the African-led force in Mali. And, until now, that’s exactly what it has been, providing the only African soldiers trained and trusted for combat operations in the tricky desert war against experienced Islamist militants. Chad’s shock decision to withdraw its ...
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Apr 4th, 2013
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Mobhare Matinyi, thecitizen In the past three decades the Central African Republic (CAR) has moved from being a dictatorship to a failing state, then from a failing state to a failed state and ultimately a phantom state. The CAR is an illusion of what could be a state, fairly to say a de jure state [...
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Apr 3rd, 2013
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The deposed leader of the Central African Republic, Francois Bozize, claims special forces from Chad attacked South African troops in Bangui last month, placing president Zuma in a curious position as he visits Ndjamena, the Chadian capital on Wednesday. By EMILIE GAMBADE and KHADIJA PATEL. The depos...
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In South Africa
Mar 30th, 2013
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(Reuters) – South African President Jacob Zuma will attend a summit of central African heads of state in Chad on Wednesday which will consider responses to the rebel takeover in Central African Republic. The South African leader was invited by Chadian President Idriss Deby, chair of the 10-nati...
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In Algeria
Mar 2nd, 2013
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DAKAR, Senegal — Chad’s military said Saturday that its soldiers in Mali had killed Mokhtar Belmokhtar, the mastermind of the January seizure of an Algerian gas plant that left at least 37 foreign hostages dead. Mr. Belmokhtar’s death was announced on state television in Chad, but has not been confir...