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By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Aug 25th, 2013
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A few days ago the Addis Ababa city administration launched a swift attack on street vendors, (a questionable sense of urgency as the vendors have stayed for so long swarming the streets), to wipe them out as the city claims to restore order and maintain a formal business environment. As a result, so...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 9th, 2013
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Did Ghana actually celebrate its 56th Anniversary on 6th March 2013? What is there to be celebrated? Is it the high level of corruption in the system, the numerous environmental challenges being faced, the weak public institutions, misappropriation of state funds in public institutions, the lack of b...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 28th, 2013
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Yesterday I didn’t really post any new articles because I spent the whole day reading up on current affairs in the African economic scene. I read up on a lot of recent, and past, news about the Chinese, and other foreign investors, involvement in the setting up shop in Africa. While some individuals,...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 20th, 2013
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By Black T Bvumavaranda, zimeye.org For any nation and people, history matters. It is the repository of past records of what transpired such as social and even science-related problems. These repositories have the solutions. Since history repeats itself on a regular frequency, it is only helpful if w...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Dec 12th, 2012
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By Christiaan Triebert, RNW opinion Photo: Elizabeth Mbundu/RNW Sierd van der Bij, Neda Boin and Christiaan Triebert – Dutch hitchhikers in Africa. Yabelo — We hitch a ride with a group of Ethiopian engineers and they give us shelter. Next thing I know I’m in the middle of southern Ethiopia’s b...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 3rd, 2012
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In the greatest movement of people the world has ever seen, China is secretly working to turn the entire African continent into a new colony. Reminiscent of the West’s imperial push in the 18th and 19th centuries – but on a much more dramatic, determined scale – China’s rulers...
By IndepthAfrica
In African Union (AU)
Feb 24th, 2012
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By Fekade Shewakena The debate on whether Emperor Hailesilassie’s statue deserves to stand along with that of Kwame Nkrumah in front of the newly inaugurated AU headquarters in Addis Ababa built by the government of China as a “gift” to the AU misses a lot of big points. In my view, and I am sure [&h...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 3rd, 2012
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Mandy Rossouw Ethiopia prides itself at being the only African country that was never colonised. There was apparently some small altercation with the Italians in the 1930s, but it only lasted a few years and the Ethiopians refer to it as an “invasion” rather than colonialisation. And yes, Ethiopia is...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 2nd, 2012
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By Jean-Paul Pougala Why is the Chinese economy thriving while that of the West is in crisis? The answer is of great relevance to Africans who have for decades embraced development models created in the boardrooms of Western capitals. Social dumping, unfair competition, undervaluation of the Chinese ...