Friday

By IndepthAfrica
In Ethiopia
Sep 12th, 2014
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Athlete Oscar Pistorius is facing jail after being found guilty of the manslaughter of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. South African High Court judge Thokozile Masipa had earlier said the 27-year-old Olympian had been ‘negligent’ in the early hours of Valentine’s Day last year when he f...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Aug 28th, 2014
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Freedom Friday (Arbi Harnet) activists have successfully launched an innovative project to encourage young Eritreans to resist the regime that is pushing them into exile. The initiative which was successfully launched at the annual festival held in Asmara (expo) aims to spread the message by writing ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jul 30th, 2014
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By Law Mefor Days ago, last Friday to be precise, I spent almost the entire day trying to get to the root of 2 fraud teams. They wanted my money at all costs. As a Forensic Psychologist and Journalist, it was fairly easy for me to follow them to point I was able to extract […]...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jul 8th, 2014
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By Kallys Albert Sr. Based on my own personal recollections, some families, parents and I, regard the military as an institution embodied with discipline, enlarged union, commitment and drive, while others perceive it as a chastisement ground. Perhaps this later perception derives support from the ri...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jul 6th, 2014
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Agence France Presse ADDIS ABABA – Hundreds of Muslims protesters demonstrated in Ethiopia Friday, demanding the release of 17 of their leaders jailed under terrorism charges last year. “What the government is doing doesn’t solve the problem, rather it will worsen the situation,R...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
May 15th, 2014
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– By Carol Berger An important, as yet unanswered, question casts a heavy shadow over the Friday signing of an agreement in Addis Ababa to stop hostilities within South Sudan. Were the two men who signed the agreement — President Salva Kiir Mayendit and rebel leader Riek Machar Teny — given assurance...
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 IAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 27th, 2014
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Bala Nikyu, coach of the U-17 female team of Nigeria, the Flamingoes, has expressed optimism that the team will qualify for the last four of the ongoing FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in Costa Rica. The Nigerian girls face Spain in the quarter-finals, after impressive displays which saw them advance fro...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Nov 19th, 2013
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Folks, even though some of us have supported the decision of Parliament to raise the VAT rate by a further 2.5%, we are not happy at developments related to this move. First, taking cognizance of the NPP Minority’s boycott of deliberations leading to the raising of the VAT r...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Sep 17th, 2013
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Samuel, Friday and Mahmoud | credits: File copy The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested two young men who claimed to be undergraduates of the University of Jos, Isaiah Friday and Azzaior Samuel, for an alleged N2.05bn fraud. Two bureau de change operators, Salihu Mahmoud and Dan Ibr...