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By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 30th, 2014
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by Akintokunbo A Adejumo “The last official act of any government is to loot the treasury” has been a popular quotation on many websites since the global financial crisis of 2008. The quotation is usually attributed to George Washington (1732-1799), but there is no evidence that he ever said it...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 15th, 2012
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Stuck in a small Athens flat all day to avoid being caught by police, earning another stint in prison and possibly a beating, 29-year-old Cameroonian Eugene Manaa rues the day he came to Greece. “Life is not just difficult here. It’s impossible,” says Manaa, who recently spent two m...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe
Jun 21st, 2012
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Pyotr ISKENDEROV The recent rerun in Greece gave the EU a sense of certainty Europe had lacked for quite some time. Considering that the frontrunner in Greece automatically gets extra 50 seats in the 300-seat legislature as a bonus, the votes garnered by New Democracy – around 30% – combined wi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 18th, 2012
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Prime Minister Stephen Harper and other world leaders at a meeting of the world’s 20 most important economies can breathe a little easier after a political party that favours staying in the eurozone came in first in Greece’s national elections Sunday. All eyes at the G20 summit at the Mex...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe
May 9th, 2012
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Igor IGNATCHENKO On May 6 Greece is to hold snap parliamentary elections against the background of unparalleled social-economic and political crisis. No matter all the bail out “aid” tranches received the situation us not getting better a bit, one can hardly call the living standards of Greeks to be ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe
Feb 22nd, 2012
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After 13 hours of overnight talks ending Tuesday morning at 5 a.m., euro zone finance ministers put together the latest rescue package for Greece. “We have reached a far-reaching agreement on Greece’s new program and private sector involvement that would lead to a significant debt reduction for Greec...
By IndepthAfrica
In World News
Feb 21st, 2012
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Eurozone finance ministers have approved a 130bn euro ($170bn) second bailout package for Greece to resolve the debt-ridden nation’s immediate repayment needs. The deal reached after 13 hours of tortuous talks in Brussels, however, is unlikely to revive Greece’s ailing economy. Al Jazeera...
By benim
In Libya
Oct 31st, 2011
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Benghazi – Pieces from a huge collection of priceless ancient coins, jewellery and statuettes, looted from a bank vault in eastern Libya in the chaos of the rebellion against Muammar Gaddafi, have appeared in the local souk and are being taken abroad. The cache of about 8 000 pieces was taken b...