December

By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 10th, 2013
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Following the passage of the 2013 Appropriation Bill last December, a public commentator, Mr. Igboka Uwadiegwu, wrote: “Nigeria’s national budget is 5 trillion Naira? Nigeria is not a poor country then, Nigeria is a miserable country. Five trillion Naira would be something like 33 billion USD o...
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In Djibouti
Jan 10th, 2013
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Ethiopian inflation dropped in December to 12.9 percent year-on-year, its lowest rate of 2012, official data showed on Wednesday. The government had targeted single-digit inflation in 2012, something it now hopes to achieve this year. Inflation, which has been billed by the IMF as the country’s...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 30th, 2012
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By Kwadwo Poku Out of respect for the dead, I have been silent for the past month concerning the political happenings across the fruited plains of our dear nation but there comes a time when one can’t take it anymore and will have to respond and respond swiftly. Since the passing of Mills, the ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ghana
May 11th, 2012
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Ghana’s Attorney General and Minister of Justice says President John Atta Mills has taken steps to ensure this year’s general elections are credible and peaceful. Benjamin Kumbuor told VOA that Mr. Mills’ administration is committed to holding successful elections. “There is a very ...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 9th, 2012
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By Kofi Thompson It is crucial, for the future well-being of our homeland Ghana, that the December 2012 presidential and parliamentary elections, pass off peacefully. A peaceful outcome, will cement Ghana’s international reputation as a peaceful, stable and democratic African nation – and...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 30th, 2012
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My fellow Ghanaians, Another week has begun, and one is welcomed to the usual Ghanaian Politics of Insults (POI) as the 2012 Presidential and Parliamentary Elections draw closer. The critical and concerned citizen is forced to reflect and wonder, “Where is Ghana heading towards led by men and w...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 24th, 2012
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Oupa Ngwenya FOR President Jacob Zuma, life has been a continuous song to sing. On January 8 2012, the ANC turned 100. Friends and foes could not deny the cause for celebration. The party came and left Bloemfontein on a celebratory note and is to come back yet again in December. The return this time ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Jan 10th, 2012
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Juba – South Sudan says Sudan, its northern neighbour that controls the region’s pipelines, has blocked the movement of 3.4 million barrels of oil belonging to the south since December. South Sudan’s Minister of Petroleum and Mining Stephen Dhieu Dau told a news conference on Tuesda...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 5th, 2012
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Mozambique’s consumer inflation slowed to 6.14 percent year-on-year in December from 8.6 percent in November, the National Institute of Statistics said on Thursday. The agency said in a statement inflation averaged 11.17 percent in 2011, braking from an average of 17.4 percent in 2010.   R...