Guinea

By IndepthAfrica
In Congo
Apr 5th, 2014
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Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It causes bleeding from the eyes, ears, mouth and rectum and a bloody full-body rash leading to a quick demise. It’s one of a handful of diseases that are so deadly that governments consider it a threat to […...
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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 […]...
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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...
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Apr 6th, 2013
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By Paul Omoruyi Most Africans in the diaspora would concur with me that when they first immigrated to the United States they wanted to speak, look and swagger like Americans. This writer was not an exception. Understandably, America is the current world power and an American identity gives some sense...
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In Guinea
Mar 4th, 2013
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(Reuters) – At least one person was killed and six others wounded on Monday when Guinea’s security forces opened fire in the capital, a human rights group said, warning of a deepening ethnic conflict stemming from rows over forthcoming legislative elections. Main opposition figure Cellou ...
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In Guinea
Feb 19th, 2013
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(AFP) CONAKRY — Youths clashed with security forces in Guinea on Tuesday, a day after authorities in the west African nation praised a rare peaceful pro-democracy demonstration in the country. Youths in the suburbs of the capital Conakry erected barricades and burned car tyres while chanting slogans ...
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In Guinea
Feb 18th, 2013
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(Reuters) – Opposition supporters held protests across Guinea on Monday to demand a free and fair parliamentary election, fearing the first such vote in more than a decade will be cheapened by fraud. The May 12 election is intended to be the last step in Guinea’s return to civilian rule f...
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In Guinea
Feb 11th, 2013
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Guinea’s army chief of staff and five other members of a military delegation have been killed in a plane crash in Liberia. Five crew members were also killed. The officers were on their way to attend Liberia’s Armed Forces Day celebrations Monday morning when the plane crashed in Charlesville, ...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Dec 31st, 2012
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By Samuel Yeshiwas Ethiopia hosted Niger on Sunday in an international friendly in preparation for the 2013 African Cup of Nations. The game played at the Addis Ababa Stadium saw the hosts beat visitors Niger one goal to nil. Coach Sewnet Bishaw was without the service of star forwards Adane Girma an...
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In Documents
Oct 2nd, 2012
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WASHINGTON, October 2, 2012 Press Statement Hillary Rodham Clinton Secretary of State Washington, DC October 1, 2012 On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Guinea on the 54th anniversary of your independence this October 2...