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By IAfrica
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Jul 7th, 2014
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Panganai Kahuni THE question of the local currency has remained in the country’s discourse since the introduction of the multiple currency regime in 2009. The prevailing sentiment in academia and among economists, however, seems to be one against the reintroduction of the Zimbabwe dollar, with the no...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 20th, 2014
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By Robert Rotberg, Christian Science Monitor Africa is booming based on commodities sales. But buyers like China are not transferring ‘know how.’ Without more of a middle class and new Mandela-like leaders, things could go sideways. Sub-Saharan Africa is indeed rising. Thanks to Chinese d...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 10th, 2014
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By: Mawuna Remarque KOUTONIN I’ve once asked a senior Nigerian official “Who are the enemies of Nigeria?” He was kind of shaken or upset by my question and responded with a sharp tone: “Enemies? We don’t have enemies. We are in the family of the United Nations, and we work there to contribute to peac...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 9th, 2014
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by Goodluck Ebele Jonathan 1. As this is the first plenary session of this Conference, let me use this opportunity to welcome you all to Abuja for this gathering of the World Economic Forum. Nigeria is proud to host this event, the first time the Forum is coming to West Africa. We wish you a [&hellip...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 25th, 2014
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by Reuben Abati State House Press Release – President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Thursday reassured the global community of the safety of all participants in next month’s World Economic Forum on Africa in Abuja. Speaking at an audience with China’s new Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Gu Xiaojie who pre...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 31st, 2014
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The world’s wealthy countries often criticize African nations for corruption especially that perpetrated by those among the continent’s government and business leaders who abuse their positions by looting tens of billions of dollars in national assets or the profits from state-owned enter...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 28th, 2014
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By Eva Galperin and Danny O’Brien, Electronic Frontier Foundation: Rumors of the extent of Ethiopia’s digital surveillance and censorship state have echoed around the information security community for years. Journalists such as Eskinder Nega have spoken of being shown text messages, printouts ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 8th, 2014
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A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 239 people, including two Canadians, lost contact on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. Malaysia Airlines loses contact with plane Malaysia Airlines says it has lost contact with a plane carrying 239 people on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. KUALA LUMPUR,...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 6th, 2014
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Last week’s passage into law of the controversial anti-gay bill in Uganda puts the country among an elite club of nations noteworthy for their backpedaling on human and civil rights. Kampala has experienced widespread condemnation for its action, and funding from the World Bank and two European...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 13th, 2014
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Perry Munzwembiri Economic inequality has dominated international economic debate recently, and with good reason. Developmental charity organisation Oxfam International made headlines not too long ago with its report which noted that the 85 richest people in the world own the wealth of half of the wo...