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By IAfrica
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Apr 7th, 2014
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Michel Chossudovsky/ Anjan Sundaram The civil war in Rwanda was a brutal struggle for political power between the Hutu-led Habyarimana government supported by France and the Tutsi Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) backed financially and militarily by Washington. Ethnic rivalries were used deliberately in...
By IndepthAfrica
In CAR
Mar 29th, 2014
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BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) United Nations officials are condemning an attack on a funeral in Central African Republic that killed at least nine people including several children. Manuel Fontaine, the regional director for the U.N. children’s agency, says that civilians in Bangui are ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ethiopia
Mar 28th, 2014
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by Cheta Nwanze Did you know that many countries in Africa pay a colonial tax to France up until this day? We are talking a minimum of 50 years since “independence” all round. But let’s be fair, the French have form in this kind of thing, so let’s go a little further back in time […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 28th, 2014
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By Nana Arhin Tsiwah   The major policy of French colonial administration in West Africa until 1946 took on the wheels of “Assimilation”. The underlying policy was to enable France implant French culture and civilisation on the people with the intention of suffocating the culture and fundamental...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 12th, 2014
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Dear Fellow Nigerians,   The year 2014, which we hoped for certain expectations have come and is already advancing faster than we thought. As we always hope that our dear country will be part of the positive outcomes in our lives, we will keep our fingers crossed and keep praying.  Though praying (fa...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 28th, 2014
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by Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Remarks by His Excellency, President GoodluckEbele Jonathan, GCFR At the Ngeria-France Business Roundtable, Thursday, 27th February, 2014 1. I welcome you all to the Nigeria-France Business Roundtable. Let me especially recognize President Francoise Hollande, who indeed, ha...
By IndepthAfrica
In CAR
Sep 12th, 2013
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Nearly 100 people were killed in days of fighting in Central African Republic between supporters of former president Francois Bozize and the forces loyal to President of Transition Michel Djotodia, state radio reported on Wednesday. Citing a statement from the presidential office, the radio said the ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 20th, 2013
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Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon A former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, on Monday in Ibadan, Oyo State, said God would uproot all the leaders, who haboured evil intentions, against the country. He also faulted the prediction that the country would break up by 2015, saying similar predictio...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Aug 12th, 2013
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(CNN) — Malians headed to the polls Sunday to vote for a president after a coup last year plunged the nation into chaos and left the north in the hands of Islamists. Heavy rain fell in the morning, potentially lowering turnout. Early results could come in as early as Sunday night, though final ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Odd News
Aug 11th, 2013
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By Laura Neil/Published 7th August 2013 The 29-year-old nurse is offering her £85-a-day breastfeeding service on a small ads website (PICMODELLED) The 29-year-old nurse is offering her £85-a-day breastfeeding service on a small ads website. The ad by “Cecilia232”, from Boulogne, has appeared on the e...