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By IndepthAfrica
In Alemayehu G. Mariam
Mar 25th, 2013
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By Alemayehu G. Mariam Flight of the Eagle and pursuit of the Dragon In June 2011, during her visit to Zambia U.S. Secretary of State Hilary Clinton pulled the alarm bell on a creeping “new colonialism” in Africa. While dismissing “China’s Model” of authoritarian state capitalism as a governance mode...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Mar 14th, 2013
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By Olusegun Adeniyi Statistics, according to Aaron Levenstein, are like a woman’s bikini bathing suit. While what they reveal is usually suggestive and interesting, what they conceal is even much more vital. That perhaps is the only way to explain the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) debate last week in...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jan 25th, 2013
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A Nigerian court convicted Edmund Ebiware today on three counts of treason and terrorism and sentenced him to life in prison for twin car bombings on Oct. 1, 2010, in Abuja that killed 12 people. Ebiware was found guilty of involvement in the attack close to a venue in the capital where President Goo...
By IndepthAfrica
In Angola
Sep 5th, 2012
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By Alsir Sidahmed The recently concluded election in Angola is a non-event given the fact that the ruling party, the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), led by President Jose Eduardos Dos Santos was expected to win anyway, as it did in the previous election. The difference this time...
By IndepthAfrica
In Angola
Sep 1st, 2012
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Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa analysis It has been a long time coming but the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has finally approved regulations under Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which should encourage greater trans...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Apr 6th, 2012
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Peace amidst war for resource control Beverly Bell, Other Worlds The fight for resource control has led to the eruption and escalation of all manner of conflict and violence in the Niger Delta. It’s all about power and control in light of the oil revenue. INTRODUCTION Welcome to Birthing Justice: Wom...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Mar 12th, 2012
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Nigeria’s fuel regulator said on Monday it has issued gasoline import contracts for the second quarter, the first tender result since a public outcry forced the government to back down on plans to scrap consumer petrol subsidies in January. Permits to import a total of 4.8 billion litres of gas...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Jan 19th, 2011
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A Nigerian militant group on Wednesday denied issuing a threat of attacks on fuel depots and transporters and said it was investigating how the warning had been sent from its email address. The threat on Tuesday of a “ferocious attack” led the military to urge companies in the downstream ...
By benim
In News
Jan 18th, 2011
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Nigeria’s main militant group, the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, said it’s planning a “ferocious” attack on the country’s downstream oil industry soon. Residents living close to depots that store petroleum products such as aviation fuel, diesel, kerosene, gasoline, propane gas and...
By benim
In News
Dec 9th, 2010
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Royal Dutch Shell had infiltrated key Nigerian ministries, giving it access to politicians’ every move in the oil-rich nation, the Guardian said, citing U.S. diplomatic cables obtained by WikiLeaks. The oil giant’s top executive in Nigeria, Ann Pickard, would have told U.S. diplomats in A...