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By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 15th, 2014
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By Alemayehu G Mariam I wish all of my weekly Ethiopian readers throughout the world a happy and prosperous Ethiopian New Year*. I join you joyfully in ringing in 2007 and ringing out 2006. For many of my Ethiopian readers in the United States, September 11 (Ethiopian New Year’s Day, Meskerem 1) is a...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 22nd, 2014
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Nigeria: Ribadu washes hands off attack on Amaechi, Kwankwaso By Nwaorgu Faustinus Emerging cracks in the relationship between former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, and Governors Chibuike Amaechi of Rivers State and Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso of Kano St...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jul 16th, 2014
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NAIROBI – The Ethiopian government should end its politicized prosecution of nine Ethiopian journalists arrested in April. The journalists and their lawyers were shut out of court room hearings in recent days. In hearings at the Arada First Instance Court in the capital Addis Ababa on Saturday ...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Jul 14th, 2014
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Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has resigned following the country’s fourth-placed finish at the World Cup, according to Brazilian broadcaster Globo TV. More to follow…  ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jul 9th, 2014
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WASHINGTON, DC – Police on Tuesday arrested four young and prominent political leaders: Habtamu Ayalew, Daniel Shibeshi (both Andinet Party leaders), Yeshiwas Assefa (Semayawi Party) and Mekelle University instructor Abraha Desta, also a leader of Arena Opposition Party in Mekelle, Tigrai regio...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 7th, 2014
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A man wanted for questioning over a burglary at an antiques shop has fled Britain and become a rep for the firm behind the now infamous Magaluf sex video, it was claimed today. Lloyd Trainer, 24, featured on the BBC’s Crimewatch less than a month ago in connection with a high-value raid on a sh...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 4th, 2014
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Gbenga Sesan is the Executive Director of Paradigm Initiative Nigeria. #BringBackOurGirls is part of an unfolding process of citizen mobilisation given expression through hashtags and protests. It builds on earlier actions. When some said #OccupyNigeria was a failure, I was quick to point out the fac...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Apr 19th, 2014
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Phil Neville has admitted that Manchester United have failed to meet “any levels of expectations” this season. The Red Devils will not feature in the Champions League next season, after a dismal season in which they sit in seventh position, ahead of this weekend’s trip to Goodison Park where they wil...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Apr 18th, 2014
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Super Eagles one-cap defender Leon Balogun, is set to begin light training, as he harbours hopes of being included in Nigeria’s preparations for the 2014 World Cup. The Fortuna Dusseldorf player recently got rid of his crutches, after the injury he picked up during his debut for the African champions...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Apr 18th, 2014
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Although there is no official statement from the parties yet, it appears that there is trouble brewing up in the P-square camp. According to celebrity blogger Linda Ikeji, “On Wednesday April 16th, I gathered from industry sources that the brothers fought each other physically during rehearsals. They...