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By IAfrica
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Apr 12th, 2014
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By Nurye Yassin Coming from the uprooted communities in the New World and Europe, the ideology of Pan-Africanism has been triumphant as a libratory force in freeing the people of Africa from the dungeons of European imperialism, colonialism, and neo-colonialism. Some posit that Pan-Africanism has suc...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 30th, 2013
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By Jerry Okungu,The Star column Kenya hosts the third largest UN complex outside the US and Europe. For decades now, Kenya has been the landing pad for many operations – military, humanitarian and rescue missions – in the Horn of Africa and the larger Great Lakes Region, South Sudan, Ethi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 12th, 2013
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By Kayitana Ka Ruterandongozi opinion The French “intervention” in Mali to assist a national army that has been receiving counter-terrorism training from the USA since 2007 makes one wonder how competent their instructors are. Or is it that Malian soldiers are only adept at being foot sol...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 18th, 2013
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The East African Community will deploy a team of election observers during the March 4, 2013 Kenya general elections. This follows an invitation extended by the government of Kenya to the regional body to deploy a 40-member election observer mission. According to legislators of the East African Assem...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 26th, 2012
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By Oghogho Obayuwana LAST month, Sudan and South Sudan signed a historic agreement in Addis Ababa, one of the nine various accords framed as agreements and covering a range of issues that both “brotherly” nations have been negotiating since 2010. Tensions had brewed between the two countries soon aft...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 12th, 2012
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document President Paul Kagame ended a two- day tour of Nigeria with a speech as the guest speaker at the annual Spring Lecture held by the Oxbridge Club. The Oxbridge Club is a grouping of alumni of Oxford and Cambridge universities. Kagame is the first incumbent President to address the Club. The P...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 19th, 2012
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BBC Konza City is an example of the modern country Kenya hopes to project – but will the old forces of corruption sabotage the great leap forward? Economist James Shikwati asks whether Kenya’s ambitious Vision 2030 plan can bring the country out of a cycle of corruption and economic stagn...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 10th, 2012
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By Paul Amina, The Star As Uganda marks its golden jubilee today, Paul Amina argues that the country is a shadow of its former self and that a balanced overview of Uganda’s 50 years of independence shows that (de)colonisation is only a stage towards genuine African liberation which the country ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 8th, 2012
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By Felly Kimenyi, independent The New Times’ Felly Kimenyi interviewed the Ugandan High Commissioner to Rwanda Richard Kabonero, who is also the Dean of Diplomats accredited to Kigali. The interview touched a number of issues including the wave of revolutions that swept across Africa in the 80s...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 8th, 2012
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Every year on my birthday, I take a moment to reflect on my life so far and what I hope to have achieved by my next birthday. As a lover of Uganda, I have written numerous musings and pieces on the various elements of the country, ranging from its wonderful landscape to its rich culture […]...