Chicago

By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 29th, 2013
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By Obi Enweze In the bad old days in political Chicago, the very corrupt and unscrupulous politicians were notorious for underhand dealings. Then reformers finally got an upper hand and were investigating and tossing corrupt Chicago machine politicians into jails left, right, and center! During that ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 15th, 2013
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Ethiopia’s Tilahun Regassa won the Rotterdam marathon on Sunday in a time of 2hr 05min and 37sec for the 23-year-old’s first marathon victory. Regassa’s time was more than a minute below the record in the Dutch port city of 2:04:27, set in 2009 by Kenya’s Duncan Kibet Kirong. ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 4th, 2013
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Former Nigeria Central Bank Governor Charles Chukwuma Soludo, while a reasonably well educated man, is often ambitious in his utterances using numbers. In a recent write up, he said Nigeria may be losing value of its 17m Diaspora population. While his view on losing connection is right, Mr. Soludo is...
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Nov 7th, 2012
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Washington: This is the message Barack Obama, who was re-elected in a resounding victory today, posted a message thanking his supporters on his campaign website. Below is the message: How this happened: I’m about to go speak to the crowd here in Chicago, but I wanted to thank you first. I want ...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 28th, 2012
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Each year, roughly 7,000 blacks are murdered. Ninety-four percent of the time, the murderer is another black person. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, between 1976 and 2011, there were 279,384 black murder victims. Using the 94 percent figure means that 262,621 were murdered by other bla...
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May 16th, 2012
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The stench of Chicago cronyism over the White House just got fouler. Inhale this: A shadowy $10 billion Obamacare agency with zero oversight just awarded first lady Michelle Obama’s pet patient-dumping scheme at the University of Chicago Medical Center a $5.9 million taxpayer-funded grant. It will en...
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May 15th, 2012
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When compared with the plans and pledges of recent summits, NATO’s goals for its upcoming summit in Chicagoseem small, even trivial. Let’s start with this year’s summit agenda. The over-arching theme is NATO’s new “Smart Defense” program. NATO describes Smart Defense as “a renewed culture of cooperat...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
May 6th, 2012
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An attorney for a 28-year-old Nigerian man facing deportation will try to persuade immigration officials  on Monday to release his client from a Wisconsin detention center following his arrest last week. The lawyer and the man’s American wife contend the arrest was unnecessary. Eugene Peba, who has b...
By benim
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Jun 9th, 2011
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Rwanda’s government says President Paul Kagame will attend a convention in Chicago on Friday and Saturday for the Rwanda diaspora. A statement from the Rwandan Foreign Ministry says more than 3,000 Rwandans living in North America plan to attend the convention in the United States. It says the ...
By benim
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May 26th, 2011
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Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey bade farewell to her trailblazing television programme on Wednesday, ending 25 years of intimate star confessions by telling loyal fans they had been the love of her life. › Watch the final moments of Oprah’s show. In a program taped a day earlier at Oprah’s ...